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.
What does this wine taste like?
|Deep yellow / Pale|
|Higly aromatic / Complex / Elegant|
|Unctuous / Toasty notes / Dried fruits and nuts|
Drinking and storing
Fish in sauce / White meats / Dishes with creamy sauces / Roast lamb / Braised vegetables / Vegetables
Ratings and awards
mas que un verdejo
Verdejo superior, la crianza marca la diferencia. Ideal para compartir. Se nota que detrás está una gran bodega. Muy recomendable.
|Vine age||40 years|
|Climate||Continental with Atlantic influence|
Marqués de Riscal, Herederos
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...