CUNE's Crianza is always a great buy and delivers classic Rioja flavors. The 2016 vintage is bright and fresh with red cherry fruit taking the lead. They age this wine one year in American oak which adds some notes of licorice and vanilla. Its an easy drinking red that can pair well with a wide variety of foods. CUNE is one of the more historical producers in Rioja starting in 1879 and helped define classic Rioja wines.