Decanter's tasting team picks out five wines you are likely to enjoy if you love good quality Rioja...
There are several key styles of Rioja, widening its appeal and making it a very popular choice with consumers.
Try these five quality Rioja alternatives picked out by Decanter’s tasting team for their similar flavours and use of oak, and see if you have discovered a new favourite wine.
The Steytler family have been winemakers in the Cape for four generations and this eponymous range (made by Danie Steytler)
Given bottle age before release, this smooth operator has the dusty fruit of a Rioja with some age, and a
This Chardonnay evokes the rich style of barrel fermented white Rioja, with its citrus, caramelised apple and oak aromas and
No surprises that this brings Rioja to mind in the glass when you look at the varietal mix. Chunky black
This Primitivo has a light nose of cherry, dried fruit and spice. There is a soft texture to the palate
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