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Marqués de Riscal Rioja Gran Reserva

Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Aroma: Fleeting aroma of raisiny fruit spreading over a balsamic base with oak coming through. Color: Dominated by a red colour with a slight hint of brick red. Palate: Intense balsamic attack on the front part of the palate. No further sensation but a remaining tingle of tannin around the edge of the tongue and intense roasted coffee underneath it. Very prolonged, lingering sensations. In the production of gran reserva wines, Riscal uses grapes from old vines over 30 years of age, either from it...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/21/2013