Riojas priced at £15 and above, these oak-aged styles, traditional or otherwise, impressed us all, says Simon Field MW...
The tasters: Sarah Jane Evans MW, Simon Field MW and Pierre Mansour
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This was a fascinating and uplifting tasting and it was inspiring to see so many of these current release 2010 Riojas, despite their age, coming in at relatively modest price points – certainly in the context of their relative maturity and inherent quality.
Top-scoring Rioja 2010 from the panel tasting: