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Marqués de Riscal Limousin 2018

Marqués de Riscal Limousin

2018
Rueda (Spain)

The Marqués de Riscal Limousin is a great white wine for all those lovers of a more austere Verdejo ...

£13.41

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Marqués de Riscal Limousin 2018

Type

Wine White Barrel Aged

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

The Marqués de Riscal Limousin is a great white wine for all those lovers of a more austere Verdejo grape, one which isn't embellished with excessive aromas and has highlights of restrained touches of oak. The creaminess and toasty notes derived from the barrel encase crisp fruit packed with typicity and a sense of location, which make the Limousin a complex and versatile white capable of conquering any and every palate.

Food pairing

Braised vegetables / White meats / Dishes with creamy sauces / Vegetables / Roast lamb / Fish in sauce

Vineyard

  • Vine age:40 years
  • Soil:Stony
  • Climate:Continental with atlantic influence

Tasting notes

  • ViewDeep yellow / Pale
  • Bouquet:Complex / Higly aromatic / Elegant
  • Mouth:Toasty notes / Unctuous / Dried fruits and nuts

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 9ºC and 12ºC

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by: Mariano (05/09/2018) - Vintage 2016

mas que un verdejo

Verdejo superior, la crianza marca la diferencia. Ideal para compartir. Se nota que detrás está una gran bodega. Muy recomendable.

Herederos del Marqués de Riscal

Herederos del Marqués de Riscal

Marqués de Riscal's history began in 1858 when its founder, Camilo Hurtado de Amézaga, started to apply in Elciego wine-making techniques employed in Bordeaux. Jean Pineau, the master winemaker at Château Lanessan in the Haut Medoc, gave his professional advice to the then sixth Marquis of Riscal regarding the production of wines following the French system, therefore abandoning the rough and rather unrefined style of Rioja wine and thus establishing La Rioja's first modern w...