Rioja wines are known as the best kind of Spanish wine. Rioja wines are split into four classification levels: Genérico, Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reserva. Most Popular Spanish Red Wines It has the designation of “Crianza” because it has aged for at least 24 months, at least six of those in oak. Reserva: Is aged for a minimum of 3 years, one of which must be in the barrel. Top Rioja wine the Gran Reserva: Is aged for 5 years, with two years min in the barrel. Order a selection of Rioja wines online.