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Marques De Riscal Reserva 2012 Wine Review

Marques De Riscal Reserva 2012

Marques De Riscal Reserva 2012

Rioja D.O.C., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2013-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Marques De Riscal

Agent: Sylvestre Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Smoke and earth on the nose of this wine, not fruit forward. Lots of acidity in this robust Spanish red wine with black fruit, tar and a pleasantly bitter finish. One of the better-known producers of Rioja on a large scale. Decant 1-2 hours. Pair with roast lamb.

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This Marques De Riscal Reserva 2012 was reviewed on March 3, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 214817
  • $24.01 
  • 1,272 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Fairly aromatic wine with the oak notes predominant. Leather, smoke and some dark fruit. Balanced acidity and tannins. Lacks a bit of depth. Long oaky finish. Pair with some braised beef - maybe use a bit in the braising liquid! Tasted March 13, 2017.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Jammy blackberry, spice, licorice, smoke, full-bodied with sandy tannins. A little more acidity needed to perk it up. Try this Rioja with a rich beef or lamb stew.

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