Definitions for "Crianza"
Keywords:  oak, rioja, youngest, barrel, spanish
A Spanish term for a red wine that has been aged in oak barrels for at least one year.
(Spain) A term describing the ageing that a wine has undergone. This is the youngest category, which is aged for two years, with at least six months in barrel. Related terms include Reserva and Gran Reserva.
Spanish wines that must age at least three years before being sold. In some regions it must also spend at least 12 months in oak casks.