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Mar 17' Rioja Easter wines

 

Rioja wines for Easter 

 

What better way to celebrate Easter than with a delicious glass of Rioja wine? Whether you’re whipping up a traditional Easter treat of tasty roast lamb for the family or entertaining friends with a vegetarian feast, with Rioja you can discover a perfect match for every culinary occasion this Easter.

 

Spain’s flagship wine region offers a versatile selection of wines to match your Easter feasting. With fruity notes and hints of spice, Crianza complements both meat and vegetarian dishes and is the ideal addition to any Easter celebration. For something a little bolder but well-balanced with Easter dishes, try a Rioja Reserva – rich, full and bursting with fruit.

 

Uvaris 2015

Available at Laithwaite’s, RRP £9.99

With a hint of vanilla and balsamic, this is a vibrant, fruity wine with notes of redcurrant and raspberry. Delicious with roasted stuffed peppers or a minted rack of Spring lamb.

 

Palacios Remondo Rioja Crianza La Montesa 2013

Available at Ocado, Berry Bros. & Rudd, RRP £16.95

An elegant and fruity wine, with notes of red cherry and raspberry. A delicious accompaniment to seasonal asparagus, or more traditional roast chicken, this wine is a versatile choice with fresh acidity and plenty of red fruit.

 

Contino Reserva 2011

Available at Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Waitrose, Harrods, The Wine Society, North and South Wines, Wimbledon Wine Cellars, Luvians Bottleshop, Fortnum & Mason RRP £22.50

A restrained and elegant Rioja, with round texture and soft finish. This is a show-stopping Reserva guaranteed to impress family and friends – the perfect match for a roast leg of lamb this Easter.

 

For more information on Rioja wine pairings, please visit the Rioja wine and food section of the website here.