Decanter panel tasting (Mar 2012): Rioja 2007 - The wines

Reservas were praised, crianzas slated and there was scpetism around the typicity of the 'alta expresión' wines. But on the whole, judges recommended this approachable vintage.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Darien, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Darien Spain North-Eastern 2007

Contino, Vina del Olivo, Rioja

Contino Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Loa, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas de la Marquesa, Valserrano, Finca Monteviejo, Rioja

Vinedos y Bodegas de la Marquesa Spain North-Eastern 2007

Cune, Imperial, Reserva, Rioja

CVNE Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Ondarre, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Ondarre Spain North-Eastern 2007

Vinedos de Paganos, El Puntido, Rioja

Vinedos de Paganos Spain North-Eastern 2007

Gomez Cruzado, Rioja

Bodegas y Vinedos de Gomez Cruzado Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Martinez Alesanco, Pedro Martinez Alesanco, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Pedro Martinez Alesanco Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Beronia, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Beronia [Gonsalez Byass] Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Harmanos Pecina, Senorio de P Pecina, Crianza, Rioja

Bodegas Hermanos Pecina Spain North-Eastern 2007

Vinedos Sierra Cantabria, Amancio, Rioja

Bodegas Sierra Cantabria Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Heredad Banos Bezares, Hebabe, Rioja

Hermanos Bezares Angulo Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Baigorri, de Garage, Rioja

Bodegas Baigorri Spain North-Eastern 2007

Vina Izadi, Reserva, Rioja

N/A Spain North-Eastern 2007

Vinedos Solarena, Vega del Rayo, Reserva, Rioja

N/A Spain North-Eastern 2007

Burgo Viejo, Crianza, Rioja

Burgo Viejo Spain North-Eastern 2007

Martinez Lacuesta, Seleccion Anada, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Martinez Lacuesta Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Altanza, Lealtanza, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Altanza Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Ostatu, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Ostatu Spain North-Eastern 2007

Torre de Ona, Reserva, Rioja

Torre de Ona Spain North-Eastern 2007

Alvar, Livius, Rioja

Bodegas y Vinedos Alvar Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Sonsierra, Vendimia Seleccionada, Crianza, Rioja

Bodegas Sonsierra Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Varal, Esencias de Varal, Rioja

Bodegas Varal Spain North-Eastern 2007

Finca La Emperatriz, Terruno, Rioja

Bodegas La Emperatriz Spain North-Eastern 2007

Pagos del Rey, Castillo de Albai, Reserva, Rioja

Bodegas Felix Solis Spain North-Eastern 2007

Bodegas Navajas, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Senorio de San Vicente, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Becquer, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Valpiedra, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Marques de Murieta, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Vina Real, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Domeco de Jarauta, Black Label, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

El Coto, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Casaprimicia, RV, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Vina Olartia, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Baron de Ley, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodega Classica, Hacienda Lopez de Haro, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Altos del Marques, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Olarra, Anares, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Castillo Labastida, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Marques de Concordia, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Heredad Ugarte, Martin Cendoya, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Orben, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Paternina, Banda Azul, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Artadi, Vinas de Gain, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Nestares Eguizabal, Segares, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Tobia, Oscar Tobia, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Campo Viejo, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Promesa, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Amaren, Argeles de Amaren, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Franco Espanolas, Bordon, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Ruconia, Tubal, Crianz, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Fernando Remirez de Ganuza, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Landaluce, Capricho de Landaluce, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Palacio, Glorioso Especial, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Espartero, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Ramirez de la Piscina, Seleccion, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Obalo, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Fernandez de Pierola, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Muro Bjanda, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Pago de Larrea, Caecus, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Real Rubio, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Vinedos de Alfaro, Conde de Real Agrado, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Sierra Cantabria, Saigoba, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Azabache, Bodegas Aldenueva, Organic Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Manzanos, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Vina Ijalba, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Quiroga de Pablo, Heredad de Judima, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Roda, Roda, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Allende, Aurus, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Lar de Paula, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Miguel Merino, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Muriel, Vendimia Seleccionada, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Vina Salceda, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas del Medievo, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Palacios Remondo, Propiedad, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Coral, Don Jacobo, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Egomei, Alma, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Ramon Bilbao, Seleccion Limitada, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Faustino, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Herederos de Perfecto Martinez, 1808 Temperamento Natural, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Florentino Martinez, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Marques de Arienzo, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Azabache, Bodegas Aldenueva, Culto, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Zuazo Gaston, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Valdemar, Conde de Valdemar, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodegas Ortubia, Ortubia, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Covila, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

David Moreno, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Dominio de Berzal, Seleccion Privada, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Solar de Samaniego, Crianza, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Remelluri, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Rioja Vega, Reserva, Rioja

N/A N/A N/A 2007