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Marques de Caceres Rioja Crianza 2008

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
  • W&S 90
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Winemaker Notes

Intense ruby color. Expressive bouquet with notes of raspberries, bilberries and cherries, enlivened by a touch of spice and a depth of vanilla. Charming fruit in the mouth with good structure that highlights concentrated flavors and fleshy tannins. Nice complexity on the tasting resulting in good length. This Crianza is made from our best "cuvees" from the 2008 vintage and conserves in full the character derived from top quality grapes.

Critical Acclaim

W&S 90
Wine & Spirits

Fragrant with violets and black cherry fruit, this takes time to move beyond its clean lines toward something more emphatically earthy. Air brings a stoniness to the structure, while the wine seems blacker, with the assertive precision of a flamenco dancer’s heel.

Marques de Caceres

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Marques de Caceres, , Spain
Marques de Caceres
Founded in 1970, with its first release in 1975, Marqués de Cáceres the Rioja bodega was established by Henri Forner, whose family has been active in the wine business for generations. The winery is named for a Spanish peer who was also an investor in the winery and a friend of Henri Forner.

The Forner family fled Spain during the Spanish Civil War and settled in France. In the early 1960s, Henri Forner and his brother... View More