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Marques de Riscal

Oct 3, 2018

 

 

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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

The Wines

Marques de Riscal "Proximo" Rioja '13  *1/2 $

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

Marques de Riscal Grand Reserva Rioja '05 *** $$

Intense, truly deserving of its reserve designation

Marques de Riscal Rueda Verdejo '17 *1/2 $

Clean fresh, seafood friendly, very good everyday wine

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

Click on the bottle for direct ordering and home delivery.