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Rioja

(rēō`hä), autonomous region, 1,690 sq mi (4,378 sq km), N Spain, coextensive with La Rioja prov. A fertile region, it is famous for its fine wines, which are produced chiefly between Logroño and Haro in the upper Ebro Valley.

Rioja

Spain’s most widely exported wine. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
See: Wine

rioja

a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain
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De la Fuente notes the importance in La Rioja of the merced, a colonial land grant that by the mid-nineteenth century produced the comuneros, the people living off the land comprising the merced.
The net result is that good oak-aged Rioja can once again be found at under pounds 5 and unoaked or 'Joven' wines for even less.
Rich, plummy, fruity and full to the point of bursting out its bottle, the wine wouldn't disappoint even the most choosy of Rioja fans.
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