Wine Marques de Caceres, Crianza, 2011, 375 ml
The wine has a dark ruby color.
The taste of wine is characterized by clarity and vividness, the presence of mature tannins, full-bodied and balanced structure.
The aroma of wine captured the pure tones of red berries, which are refined nuances of vanilla and sweet spices.
The wine goes well with grilled vegetables, paella, ham, cheese, Mediterranean cuisine. Will be a great addition to legumes, rice dishes, pasta, pate.
Heady, intense, charming wine Marques de Caceres, Crianza is made of selected berries Tempranillo and Grenache grown in the vineyards of Rioja DOC. The wine is aged one year in oak barrels, 70% of which are made of French and 30% - from American oak. Then the wine is bottled and left to ripen further 14 months in the cellars of the bodega.
Marques de Caceres Company - one of the best examples of the modern school of winemaking Rioja. A great friend of the owner of the winery, Enrique Forman, the Marquis de Caceres - a descendant of an ancient aristocratic family Vicente Noguera y Espinosa de los Monteros - gave its name to the sonorous Wine house. Family Foreman began to engage in winemaking in the first half of the XX century. During the Civil War, they emigrated to France, where Enrique Foreman learned the basics of winemaking. In the early 50s he acquired estates in Bordeaux Chateau Camensac and Chateau Larose Trintaudon, where Enrique brilliantly apply the acquired knowledge and began to produce quality wines. In the 60s Foreman returned to Spain and purchase the vineyards in Rioja Alta region. The winery start making wine in a traditional Bordeaux style. The second man, who has spearheaded the company Emile Peynaud - famous French oenologist, whose writings on wine making and tasting wine are considered classics. In 1992, his student, Michel Rolland, replaced Professor Peynaud and continued to translate his works in practice.
At present, the processing capacity of grapes fully loaded: the winery was taken to harvest more than 2,000 hectares, accounting for 4% of the total yield of the vineyards of Rioja. In some years, the sales volume of 10 million bottles of wine. A significant part of the production is exported: wine Marques de Caceres company can be purchased in 89 countries around the world.
The company is famous for its aromatic white wines, but the main source of pride Marques de Caceres red wines are characterized by a thin, moderately extractive flavor over the years in developing extraordinarily complex bouquet. Since the mid-90s bodega began producing a line of wines called "ALTA expression", which translates as "particularly expressive." These top wines produced in the most successful crop year, most vividly embody the motto of the Marques de Caceres: "Transcend us perfectly!". Wines of Marques de Caceres is often called "the most French of Spanish wines." A recent analysis of the wine market in Spain showed that the Marques de Caceres - the most famous brand in the world of high-quality wines of Rioja.