Question: Where is the wine region in Spain?

What is the wine region of Spain?

Rioja (La Rioja)

Without doubt, Rioja is Spain’s most famous wine growing region. People have been growing wine grapes there since the 2nd century BC. The wines are based on the Tempranillo grape variety, but are usually blended with Garnacha, Graciano, and Mazuelo (along with a few others).

What is red wine called in Spain?

Tempranillo is the best-known quality Red Wine Grape in Spain. “Temprano” means early in Spanish, and the name Tempranillo refers to the early time the grape has been traditionally harvested.

What is the number 1 wine in the world?

2020 Top 100 Wines

Rank 2020 Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines Vintage
1 Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial, Rioja DOCa 2010
2 Aubert Wines UV Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2018
3 San Filippo Le Lucere, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2015
4 Mayacamas Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder 2016

What is the most expensive Rioja wine?

Sierra Cantabria Magico, Rioja DOCa Another offering from Sierra Cantabria is the Magico from Rioja. It may come fifth on this list but it is the most-expensive wine in the Rioja rankings, commanding an average price of $515.

What is the best Rioja?

And to find out more about the judging process, and to see all the medallists from this year’s Rioja Masters, then click here.

  • Eguren Ugarte, Blanco Reserva, 2017. …
  • Faustino, Crianza 2017. …
  • Baron Amarillo, Rioja Reserva. …
  • Rioja Vega, Tinto Colección Tempranillo. …
  • Viña Valoria, Reserva 2014. …
  • Bodegas Ugalde, Gran Reserva, 2013.
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