The northern Spanish region of Rioja has been producing many of Spain's finest and most characterful wines for generations, and is a historic region of country featuring several fascinating examples of ancient wine making practices. The wines of Rioja stand up as some of the finest in the world, with devoted fans across the globe drawn to their rich flavors, relatively light body, and complex, deep and enticing aromas. A round, polished texture carries harmonious flavors of cherry, tobacco, cedar, vanilla and spice in this generous red. Light tannins and gentle acidity give this just enough grip. Not muscular, but alluring.