Marqués de Cáceres Rioja Crianza 2015 750mL Decanter 90Points
A leader in the renaissance of Rioja, Marqués de Cáceres combines French winemaking tenchniques and expertise with native Spanish grapes to create one of the finest modern Riojas. The Crianza Rioja red blend is noted for spicy varietal character, its balance and lingering finish. You'll find it has a fresh bouquet of red berries, intense flavors, and pleasant and juicy tannins. It's a great value, modern, and totally charming Rioja. Delicious to drink on its own, or try pairing with traditional Spanish dishes like grilled vegetables, paella, rice dishes, or chorizo.
Vegan: They use Bentonite, which is a clay, commonly used in filtering wines.
Attractive color with luminous highlights. Soft spice and refined oak on the nose with a depth of jammy red berry fruits. Luscious and intense on tasting with pleasant tannins that mingle with fresh and mature fruit. Finishes with delicious, long-lasting flavors.-Winemaker
Blend: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha tinta, and 5% Graciano.
“An appetizing basket of juicy black fruits; rich and rounded with a cedarwood warmth and a generous finish.”3/1/2020