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Jimmy's Best of Rioja - Modern Wines

Jimmy's Best of Rioja - Modern Wines

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Whilst traditional Rioja often steals the limelight, modern Rioja is crafted often from young estates or those that have adapted their grapegrowing and winemaking processes.

Jimmy was thoroughly excited and impressed by the diversity and world-class quality surfacing from this sector. This includes top estates such as Bodegas Roda from the Haro station district as well as the likes of Miguel Merino and Artuke who has have won multiple awards from Tim Atkin MW (who writes the annual Rioja Report).

Expect a range of grape varieties and varying innovative winemaking processes including more use of French oak (rather than the traditional American oak). Wines will range back to 2004 and include Tim Atkins wine of the year in 2021, the La Loma 2017 from Miguel Merino.

Prefer to attend this tasting online? This tasting will also be hosted in our online format with samples delivered straight to your door on Thursday 2nd March 2023.

Wines on Tasting (8):

  • 2019 Pretium Blanco
  • 2017 Suañé Blanco Reserva
  • 2017 Suañé Rosado Reserva
  • 2019 Paco García Crianza
  • 2018 Struggling Vines Phinca Hapa Tinto
  • 2018 Artuke Paso Las Manas Tinto
  • 2017 Miguel Merino La Loma Tinto – Tim Atkin Rioja Wine of Year 2021
  • 2004 Roda I Reserva

All of our wine tastings include a selection of meats and cheeses to enjoy with the wines on the evening.

How to get there

The Wine Cellars, Fulham, SW6 2SG
71 Townmead Road (access via Big Yellow Storage), Fulham, London

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