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Ageing Periods

Both in Rioja and in Navarra, wines are classified into categories which are determined by their ageing (in casks and in the bottle). In order to attain a given category, the wines have to meet certain minimum ageing requirements (no. of months) which are outlined below.

RED WINES
WHITE WINES

Category

Casks

Bottle

Total

Category

Casks

Bottle

Total

Crianza

12

2

Crianza

6

24

Reserva

12

 —

36

Reserva

6

24

Gran Reserva

24

36

60

Gran Reserva

6

48

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