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Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2005 Wine Review

Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2005

Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2005

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2011-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Marqués de Cáceres

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Traditional, classic and savoury Italian red wine, with aromas of leather, dried herbs and red earth dust. Smoky not fruity. Full-bodied, smooth and mouth-watering. Great food wine. Decant for 1 hour.

Tempranillo food pairings: herbed steaks, portobello mushroom, chili, soup, Papas con chorizo.

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This Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2005 was reviewed on May 2, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Alexandre Craig DWS, FWS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Still very youthful, this very typical classically-styled Rioja is replete with aromas of soft strawberries, vanilla, spice and nuts, with bold structure and balancing acidity. An interesting red plum pit finish. Potential for cellaring is certainly there, although it's not showing well at the moment, due to the chalky tannins.
Geoffrey Lindsay reviewed this wine as follows:

The wine is deep dark purple red and shows no sign of browning with cherry red around the edge. The first whiff is of cedar, balsa and cherries. Licorice and blackberries and cherries it is faintly earthy with an even fainter hint of eucalyptus. It is all blackberries and cedar on the palate. The wine is definitely still tight. The finish is fairly soft with the tannins taking over from taste and they are very present. I’d love to see what this wine would be like in 2020, I think a revelation would be in store. Currently it’s just too tight but if you’re going to drink it all, as I did, I suggest a dinner of grilled lamb chops and potato salad.
This robust Spanish red wine finishes with clove, dark spice and vanilla smoke. Pair with rack of lamb. - Community Wine Reviews

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