2007 Marqués de Cáceres Rioja Crianza
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Intense, ruby red color. Expressive nose with notes of raspberries, bilberries and cherries, enlivened by a touch of spice and a depth of vanilla. Charming fruit in the mouth with good structure that highlights concentrated flavors and fleshy tannins. Nice complexity on tasting resulting in good length. Thanks to a rigorous selection from our best "cuvees" for 2007 Crianza, this wine retains in full the character from top quailty grapes.
SMarques de Caceres Crianza Rioja 2007 Aged in oak barrels. Intense bouquet of fresh redcurrants and raspberries that rest on delicate notes of soft spice. The wines of Marques de Caceres are made as a partnership between one of the regions most innovative producers and Michel Rolland, one of the worlds leading consultant winemakers. Their class and breeding shines through. An exquisitely fresh and elegant wine with floral and delicate herbaceousness on the nose, and rich redcurrant, wild strawberry and raspberry sorbet flavours dominating the palate. The fruit was selected from some of the highest slopes in Rioja Alta. After crushing, the grape skins soaked in the juice for several hours to produce an attractive rose colour and flavour. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at low temperatures. The wine was bottled young to preserve its vibrant, red berry flavours. This wine has been made from a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha, approximately 80% and 20% respec...
Wine & SpiritsIf you like a consistently good, reasonably-priced Rioja, Marqués de Cáceres should be a household name. The 2003 Crianza is smoky yet fruity, perfectly balanced, and maintains the elegance and finesse Riojas are famous for. The smooth tannins, layered chocolate, black fruit and mushroom notes make this a perfect dinner wine - an excellent companion to paella or roast chicken.
Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 89 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>