Terrific Rioja Values from Gomez Cruzado

2016 Gomez Cruzado, Rioja, Blanco (RT 91) A tasty blend of mostly Viura with the remainder being Tempranillo Blanco, this classic pale straw hued Rioja soars from the glass with notes of white peach, hints of almond and wet rocks. The palate is packed with delicious fruit and soft acidity. An excellent value that maximizes your wine dollars. Drink now-2024+

2018 Gomez Cruzado, Rioja, Blanco (RT92) The 2018 vintage is showing wonderfully with this classic blend of 80% Viura and 20% Tempranillo Blanco. Archetypal Rioja notes waft from this pale-yellow hued wine as elements of white stone fruits, dried white flowers, hints of hazel nuts and crushed limestone emerge. The palate is fresh, bright and loaded with ripe fruit and soft acidity. This continues to be an excellent value that gives you ample bang for your buck. Drink now-2026+

2016 Gomez Cruzado, Rioja, Crianza (RT 92) With its medium ruby hue, this delicious Crianza shows bright, fresh fruit layered with cherry liqueur, cedar, hints of tobacco and a dusting of cocoa. Dried leaves and fall florals lead to a firm palate with fashionable elegance and finesse for such a young wine. This is another tasty wine from Cruzado that overdelivers. Drink now-2028+