Wine Baron de Chirel Reserva Rioja DOC 2004
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Reviews of purchase Baron de Chirel Reserva Rioja DOC 2004
The wine is dark cherry color with ruby highlights.
A full-bodied wine on the palate with rounded tannins, refreshing acidity and a long fruity aftertaste.
The wine has an expressive flavor, which is dominated by balsamic tones with hints of leather, black pepper, coffee, blackberry and elegant notes of vanilla.
Wine perfectly combined with jamon, mature cheeses, red meat, poultry, game and braised dishes with spicy sauces.
Baron de Chirel wine 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 volume of 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'."