Marques de Riscal Gran Reserva 2011
In Spain a wine "Gran Reserva" is a wine that has spent at least 2 years in barrels. It can not be marketed before 5 years of breeding. It is the highest denomination of Rioja wines.
For the production of Gran Reserva wines, Riscal uses grapes from old vines over 80 years old.
Coming from a Tempranillo blend 90% Graciano 8% Mazuelo 2%, Marques de Riscal Gran Reserval 2011 is adorned with an intense dress, a black cherry color with purple hues. T
he nose, complex, balsamic and aromatic, expresses balanced notes of fruits, slightly toasted reminiscent of wood.
The palate is sweet and full, in harmony with the fruit, with concentrated tannins, round and with a long lingering finish.
The advice of 12bouteilles: To be served between 16 ° C and 18 ° C, this wine is perfect with mature cheeses, red meat, and casseroles.
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