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Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal
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  Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal
Item Number:20 60 112 08
Our Price:$21.95
Discounted Case Price:$239.40 - 9% off!
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Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal
European Winery of The Year 2014! Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Wine Star Award.

Marques de Riscal is one of Rioja’s legendary estates. In 1858 Herederos de Marqués de Riscal became the first winery in the Rioja to produce wines following the Bordeaux method of slow fermentation and careful blending. A classic Rioja wine, the Marqués de Riscal Reserva is 90% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano and Mazuelo from 30- to 40-year-old vines. A hand selection and triage is done as the grapes come in to the winery and only the best grapes of the vintage are selected for use in the Reserva. After slow, temperature controlled fermentation that brings deep color and extract, the wine spends approximately two years in American oak barrels, creating a fine structure and added complexity but extended bottle age as required for Reserva brings soft, supple tannins along with delightful fruit and spice that linger on a long finish.

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Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal
 
4.0

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4.0

A wine to count on

By Wine Bard

from Hockessin, Delaware

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Pros

  • Balanced
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Dinner
    • Entertaining
    • Special Occasions

    Comments about Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal:

    Smooth, articulate, and reliable, it pairs well with dinner, dessert, or as a stand alone.

     
    4.0

    A must try

    By Cookie Monster

    from New Jersey

    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dinner
      • Entertaining

      Comments about Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal:

      If the 2008 is just as good or better than their 2007 then you can expect me to order a case or two. A wine worth remembering and sharing with friends. I've paired it with and used it in a sauce I served over filet mignon stuffed with Gorgonzola.

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Beef, Game, Lamb, Pizza and Pasta

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      • Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal

        Q:

        What is the alcohol content of this wine?
        Asked on 2/4/2015 by JWM from Paris, KY

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      • Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal

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        Is this wine sweet or dry?
        Asked on 1/4/2015 by Ed from Ohio

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        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Hi Ed, thanks for your question. This wine is dry and delicious. Cheers!

          Answered on 1/5/2015 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco
      • Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal

        Q:

        how long we can keep this wine in the cellar ?
        Asked on 10/16/2014 by CEK from Cutler Bay

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        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          This wine will age gracefully for p to 10 years.

          Answered on 10/20/2014 by Josh from Wine Express
      • Rioja Reserva 2008 Marques de Riscal

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        Is this price for a 750ml bottle?
        Asked on 9/4/2014 by jenny from ny

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        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Hi, thanks for your question! Yes this price is for a standard size 750 mL bottle.

          Answered on 9/8/2014 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco
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