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White Rioja can be a great wine for summer. Lobster and corn, scallops, crab, meaty white fish like halibut - all of these would benefit from the rich embrace of a classic example.

Rich and oaky, white Rioja bends the summer standard

Aug 18, 2017 5:50 AM

New York

GOOD white Rioja is not your typical summer white. It's weighty not light, rich not tangy, and it demands a little more thought than the usual thirst quencher.

What's more, good white Rioja is not so much about fruit as it is about the absence of it. Savoury, oaky, mineral

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