Rioja Label Colors

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Rioja wines have different label colors to indicate their aging lengths and wine styles. Here’s a quick guide to Rioja label colors.

Rioja Green Label Color – Joven or Generic

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Discover: Joven wine deep dive.

Fun Wine Fact: Cosecha in Spanish means “harvest”. The grapevine covers the “h” in the Rioja wine label design above.

Rioja Red Label Color – Crianza

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Discover: Rioja Crianza wine quick guide.

Rioja Burgundy Label Color – Reserva

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Discover: Rioja Reserva wine quick guide.

Rioja Dark Blue Label Color – Gran Reserva

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Rioja Label Colors for Sparkling Wines

Rioja Green Label Color – Generic Sparkling or Espumoso Genérico

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Rioja Burgundy Label Color – Reserve Sparkling or Espumoso Reserva

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Rioja Dark Blue Label Color – Espumoso Gran Añada

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Check out the Rioja wine classifications and aging requirements.

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