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Marqués de Riscal Rioja Gran Reserva
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Marqués de Riscal Rioja Gran Reserva 2007

Rioja Alavesa, Rioja, SpainOnly produced in the best vintages. Perfumed and elegant, with finely worn tannins, aged wood, cardamom, earthy autumnal flavours, fine dusting of cinnamon and pepper on the lingering finish. 80+ year old vines go into this Gran Reserva, from both estate vineyards and contract growers. After the tempranillo, graciano and mazuelo is fermented and select lots blended, it goes in French oak casks where it will remain for between two and a half and three years, followed by a further three years in the bottle prior to release for sale.Tasted: 11 January 2018Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: BC 59.95 Specialty AB 55.00 Fine Wine Boutiques ON 43.00 Vintages Producer: Vinos Herederos del Marqués de Riscal S.A.Distributors: The Bacchus Group Inc.
Blend: Tempranillo - Graciano - MazueloCSPC: 476526UPC: 8410869450908