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Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2015

Marqués de Riscal Reserva

2015
Rioja (Spain)

The Reserva from Riscal is a genuine classic among classics. The grapes used in its making come p...

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Details for Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2015

Type

Red Reserva

Wine region

Rioja (Spain)

Grapes

Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo

Producer

Herederos del Marqués de Riscal

Alcohol content

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

The Reserva from Riscal is a genuine classic among classics.

The grapes used in its making come primarily from Tempranillo variety vines, planted before 1970 on calcareous-clay soils in the Rioja Alavesa. The small amounts of Mazuelo and Graciano add freshness and a little more colour to the blend.

The wine ferments at a controlled temperature and then rests for two years in American oak barrels, and for about another year in bottle. After this long repose, it appears in our glasses a lovely cherry colour with garnet hues on the rim, without yet showing too many signs of evolution. On the nose it exudes aromas of spices and leather as well as fruit (black plum skin), cocoa and toasty oak nuances. Fine and elegant on the palate, it has delicate tannins, a silky mouthfeel and just the right acidity. Its finish is long, balsamic and moderately bitter.

Grilled wild mushrooms / Game birds / Roast lamb

  • Vine age:40 years
  • Soil:Calcareous-clay
  • Climate:Continental with atlantic influence
  • Yields:Low yields
  • Vinification material:Stainless steel
  • Ageing period:24 months
  • Type of wood:American oak
  • ViewGarnet rim / Cherry red
  • Bouquet:Toasty notes / Cocoa / Leather / Fruit aromas / Spices
  • Mouth:Elegant / Silky / Long finish / Fine / Balsamic notes / Well-integrated acidity / Fine tannins
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16º C and 18º C

Customer reviews

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by: Tere (9 Jan) - Vintage 2015

excelente

Buenos días a todos, A nosotros nos ha gustado mucho. Lo hemos ofrecido a nuestros familiares y amigos y también les ha gustado.

by: Nicoletta (24/12/2019) - Vintage 2015

Buono e adatto a pranzi e a cene di carattere. Perfetto con carni e formaggi.

Vino scoperto grazie ad un regalo. È stata una piacevole sorpresa. Si adatta a occasioni importanti, per carni e formaggio. Eccezionale.

by: Derick Wilson (19/07/2019) - Vintage 2014

My go to wine

Been drinking this wine for many years, great fan of the vineyards and a visit is well recommended. My daughters favourite wine of all time

by: Fabvino (17/05/2019) - Vintage 2014

DECU

Je pensais que j'aller apprécier mais nous ne retrouvons pas ce que MARQUES DE RISCAL sait faire dans ces hauts de gamme, décevant...

by: CONDIS Y TROYANO FRANCISCO (07/05/2019) - Vintage 2014

EXTRAORDINARIO! INDESCRIPTIBLE EN PRECIO Y CALIDAD

Este vino tiene todas las caracteristicas de un vino de calidad excepcional: aroma, gusto, suave al paladar. Yo no soy un experto en vino pero se lo que es bueno y lo que no es bueno!

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...