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Bodegas Marqués de Cáceres
Winery Wines Files 15

Red wine 2012 D.O.Ca Rioja Reserva, La Rioja, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #MdC-L7157T-R

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 3 August, 2018
Best to drink: To 2024+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Firm nose, predominantly dark berries, hint of tobacco, nutty traces and some dried herbs. Clear, polished, fairly juicy dark fruit on the palate, hint of cocoa, spicy and herbaceous traces, generally well integrate fine, sandy tannins, hint of mint in the background, salty traces and some citrus fruit, full-bodied, but also elegant, still young, light peppery spice on a very good polished, juicy, nutty finish.
One of the 17 Spanish regions; see under Rioja

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