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Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008 Wine Review

Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008

Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2015-2019

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 Spanish red wine, with aromas of leather, dried herbs and red earth dust. Smoky and earthy, not fruit-forward. Full-bodied, smooth and mouth-watering. Great food wine. Decant for 1 hour. This robust Spanish red wine finishes with clove, dark spice and vanilla smoke. Pair with rack of lamb.

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

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This Marqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2008 was reviewed on November 14, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

A smooth full-bodied world classic made from hand-picked Tempranillo, Garnacha and Graciano. Pure fruit fragrances and flavours with cherry, baking spices, vanilla, leather and sweet tobacco. From delicious nose to silky finish, this is a memorable wine.
Jessica DiFruscia rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A full bodied typical Rioja with dried red fruit and pronounced vegetal aromas and flavours. A simple, smooth finish.
This Spanish red wine is a blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha and Graciano grapes. The wine was aged for more than 2 years in French oak barrels and then in the bottle before release form the winery. Lots of black pepper, anise and dark spice. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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