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89 • Raiza 2006 Reserva, Rioja $13.99. Best Buy.
Deep ruby color. Bright aromas of vanilla nut fudge, olive, leather and pickled Brussels sprouts with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, spicy honeyed green apple, craisin and roasted nut finish. A flavorful, engaging table wine. (tasted on Aug-04-2011)
88 • Aticus 2006 Crianza, Rioja $17.99.
Attractive aromas of chocolate cherry fudge and vanilla buttercream with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy apple, cedar, pickle, and tapenade accented finish. A nice table wine to pair with roasted meats. (tasted on Jul-21-2011)
87 • Altos de Raiza 2010 Rioja $7.99. Best Buy.
Bright aromas of cherry pie and melted chocolate toffee with a tart dryish medium body and a smoky roasted nut, cucumber, and cedar finish with chewy tannins. A crisp and lively table wine. (tasted on Aug-04-2011)
83 • Raiza 2007 Crianza, Rioja $10.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep garnet color. Mild aromas of baked berries and chocolate nuts with a silky dryish medium body and tart pomegranate and nutshell finish. A dry Old World styled table wine. (tasted on Aug-04-2011)