Quality Rioja 2010: Panel tasting results

Riojas priced at £15 and above, these oak-aged styles, traditional or otherwise, impressed us all, says Simon Field MW...

69 Riojas tasted, with 2 Outstanding and 34 Highly Recommended

The tasters: Sarah Jane Evans MW, Simon Field MW and Pierre Mansour

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The verdict

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.

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Top-scoring Rioja 2010 from the panel tasting:


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