To try, buy and put by

12th May, 2019

Marks & Spencer has sourced this excellent reserva from very well-regarded producer El Coto and offers an entry-level Crianza Rioja at €15 and a top-drawer Gran Reserva at €22. However, it turns out that this straight reserva is the sweet spot. This is one of the newer fruit-driven Riojas, though there has been no stinting on the required 12 months’ oak ageing in new American oak barrels which, though expensive, do give the characteristic and...

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