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Marqués de Riscal Rioja Baron de Chirel Reserva
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Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Winemaker's Notes

A selection of varieties have been used in the production of this wine in which Tempranillo predominates with a percentage of 54% compared to other varieties. An analysis of this wine indicates a good balance between the alcohol degree of 13º and the acidity of 3.3 with a pH of 3.67. The Barón de Chirel wine appeared in 1986 as the outcome of an experimental production using a selection of grapes from very old vines, of more than 30 years, with a very low yield and high quality. The results of ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1986 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/15/94
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 76.2/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/05
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/04