Intense cherry colour with orange rim.
Aromas of candied fruit (plums, dried apricots), aromatic (lavender, herbal touch), funds of leather, spices (cinnamon, clove, pepper).
Very smooth and with great texture, great fruit-wood balance, with kindness, lengthy finish with hints of leather and spice.
This wine pairs well with ham, cheese not quite healed, stews or sauces not too spicy, boiled or stewed vegetables, poultry, red meats, grilled meats and roasts.
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After 150 years of great experience, his success and key to success has been to combine as one its long tradition and established brand with regeneration and adaptation to the times of all its facilities and, most importantly, modernizing its range of wines . A house that, somehow, has always been ahead of its time, a house that has been known to take risks and successful approach without losing its cultural background. Proof of this are for instance your bet and incursion "early" in Rueda, his Baron de Chirel, his new winery, its renewed wine reserve and his new estate wines.
Founded in 1858 by Camilo Hurtado de Amézaga, Marqués de Riscal, stands as one of the most recognized and historical brands in the Rioja and Spanish wine world, now almost more for the brave, bold and modern extension of the hotel cellar, to by Frank Gehry that undoubtedly represents a very sound bet Guggenheim style with international management and wine therapy spa.
Peñín Guide 2010: 90/100 points (Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2005)