Wine Marques de Riscal, "Baron de Chirel" Reserva, Rioja DOC, 2001
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Wine rich ruby red color.
Elegant wine with soft structure differs fresh, complex, rich and flexible taste with velvety tannins. Well-balanced long aftertaste filled with nuances of toasted oak and spices.
Intense aromas of black fruit, red currant, cherry and strawberry shades perfectly complement the coconut, oak, chocolate milk, svezhevydelannoy leather and spices.
Most fully revealed in the wine combined with seasoned cheese, jamon, poultry, red meat and game stew flavored with spicy sauce.
Wine Baron de Chirel Reserva is made only in the best years in a very limited extent. The first vintage of wine was released in the light in 1986 and was the result of a successful experiment with fruit vines older than 40 years. This results in a completely unique product, which became the beginning of a "new era" of Rioja wines. Since 1995, selection of grapes carried out on the sorting table. That is farm Marques de Riscal in Spain for the first time apply a similar practice.
The grapes for wine Baron de Chirel done manually, after which he carefully sorted into triazhnom table. Maceration lasts no longer than 12 days, the fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature. Malolactic fermentation is carried out in large oak vats for 20 tons. Wine is aged 20 months in American oak barriques and a minimum of 12 months in bottle before release. This is a powerful and full-bodied wine has the potential exposure of 5-8 years.
Marqu es de Riscal - exemplary Rioja winery: excellent wines, long story, favorite now in Spain unique modern architecture and the ability to do all that is needed, regardless of the opposition and ridicule. Owners Marques de Riscal winery like to call their "Chateau XXI century". To phrase the meaning was clear to everyone on the estate was built "City of Wine." This cyclopean construction of the famous Frank Gehry with metal tricolor "frills" has become one of the symbols of the new Rioja - the stories, Gary was ready to withdraw from the project, but when tasted wine Marques de Riscal Reserva 1929, produced in the year of birth of the architect admitted "I just can not tell you 'no'."