2004 Marqués de Cáceres Rioja Crianza
Blend: Tempranillo, 15% Garnacha Tinta & Graciano Bright, ruby red color. Lively bouquet with notes of red fruit (wild strawberries and morello cherries) seasoned by slightly spiced sweet vanilla derived from aging in choice oak barrels. Fresh and fleshy in the mouth with a delicious balance between full fruit and smooth tannins that delight the palate whilst revealing great complexity and length. A perfect accompaniment to Mediterranean cuisine, fried food, grilled vegetables, paella and other...
Food & WineRating: EXCELLENT Top-notch of its type - As reviewed by Food & Wine - 2009 Wine Guide on 2009. From Rioja's highly rated 2004 vintage comes this excellent, complex Crianza. With tobacco and tar notes accenting vivid red cherry fruit, it's ripe yet full of bracing acidity; a terrific value.
Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 95 (excellent)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rA 02 12/06/2009 - Jaguarao<br/>T 01 23/12/2009<br/>T