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Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

The reserva wines of Marqués de Riscal are made from Tempranillo grapes sourced from vines of between 15 and 30 years old. This is a variety that ages well in wood, producing wines with a good tannic structure, colour and acidity during the ageing process. The reserva wines of Marques de Riscal spend approximately 2 years in American oak barrels, producing a style that adheres to the principles of classic Rioja wines. The aroma of raisiny fruit with a touch of fresh liqueur is reminiscent of mo...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Good full red. Aromas of plum, currant, tobacco, leather and oak. Juicy and fresh but lean and lacking sweetness. Finishes with firm, toothdusting tannins and a distinct dryness.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/15/04