In a nutshell: A bright, easy going, fruity and unoaked Rioja with plenty of character.
The lowdown: This delicious, easy drinking Rioja is produced from 100% Tempranillo, the main grape variety of this part of the world. After spending 8 to 10 days macerating on its skins to bring out all the fruit character it's fermented and aged for a short period in stainless steel - no ageing here. It all makes for a modern, unoaked, fresh and fruit filled wine with bags of character. Soft and easy to drink, at the price it's one of the best value Riojas we've come across in a long time and, we think, a real stand-out bargain.
When to drink: Juicy and versatile enough to drink by itself. It's also perfect with barbecued meats, cheese and pasta dishes.