Rioja is Spain's most important red wine, but how did it get started? Well, the Marques de Riscal had a lot to do with it. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Inexpensive, entry level Rioja, minimal oak aging
Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja '12 **1/2 $ VALUE
A very focussed red with blackberry, cherry notes, robust structure
Intense, truly deserving of its reserve designation
Clean fresh, seafood friendly, very good everyday wine
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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