Bodegas Eguia 2008 “Vina Eguia” Crianza

Our readers may be familiar with Bodegas Eguia, as we gave a high rating to one of  their Rioja Reservas  a few years back.  This is the crianza, which by definition is lighter and fresher than the more dense and oak-fueled Reserva. Founded in the 1920’s,...

Bodegas Briego 2009 Crianza, Ribera del Duero

Bodegas Briego is an obscure winery from one of the greatest wine regions in the world, the Ribera del Duero. The winery was founded in the nineties by three brothers from the nearby town of Fompedraza. The vineyards are far from the Duero river and the “Golden...

Bodega Baigorri 2005 Crianza Rioja

A Spanish Wine Review A beautiful Rioja with an aroma of cigar box and toasted cinnamon. Flavors of vanilla and  espresso dominate the attack. On the mid-palate   mineral and red cherry come forward. The finish is  bursting with crushed red fruit. This is a...