Wine Herederos del Marques de Riscal Rioja DOC Gran Reserva, 2001
Wine red color with a brick hue.
The wine has a luxurious flavor with hints of toast and jam, as well as astringent tannins that add a pleasant sweetness in the aftertaste.
The wine has an interesting tangy aroma: notes of blackcurrant replaced by shades of cinnamon, white pepper and oak.
Wine is recommended to use with ham, mature cheeses, red meat and game on the grill.
In the production of wine Gran Reserva Marqués de Riscal uses grapes from vines over 30 years from their own vineyards, as well as acquiring grapes from selected local winemakers. Once solved, that this wine will be named Grand Reserve, it is placed in American oak barrels to withstand it for two and a half or three years. After that, the wine is aged for three years in the bottle before being released for sale.
Marqués de Riscal - exemplary Rioja winery: excellent wines, long story, favorite now in Spain unique modern architecture and the ability to do all that is needed, regardless of the opposition and ridicule. The owners of Marqués de Riscal winery howl like to call "Chateau XXI century". To phrase meaning was clear to everyone on the estate was built "City of Wine." This cyclopean construction of the famous Frank Gehry with metal tricolor "frills" has become one of the symbols of the new Rioja - the stories, Gary was ready to withdraw from the project, but when tasted wine Marqués de Riscal Reserva 1929, produced in the year of birth of the architect admitted "I just can not tell you 'no'."