Wine Marques de Riscal, "Proximo", Rioja DOC, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Marques de Riscal, "Proximo", Rioja DOC, 2016
Wine of bright ruby red color.
Elegant wine with a delicate texture attracts the rich and soft fruit flavors with silky tannins and moderate acidity. Prolonged harmonious aftertaste noted pleasant fruit and berry nuances.
Fresh aromas of cherry, raspberry, black currant and plum notes framed elderberry, dried herbs and choux dough.
Wine will be perfect pair with salads, pasta, grilled meat or poultry. Worth to try it in combination with pork and chicken, seasoned with curry.
The idea of creating a dry red wine "Proximo" was born in oenologist economy Marquis de Riscal, after one of them saw on the shelves of a London supermarket Tesco Kriansa wine from Rioja. This wine was produced under its own brand supermarket grapes partners Riscal. The owners of the famous winery decided themselves to cope with the production of wine in this category. So there was a "Proximo", which translates from Spanish as "following".
Grapes for wine "Proximo" going with sites located near Elciego in Rioja Alavesa, dominated by clay-limestone soil. Harvesting is done by hand in September and October. After crushing and destemming fermentation is conducted that passes in stainless steel containers at 16 ° C and lasts for about 10 days. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 4 months. Wine storage capacity is 4 years.
Marques de Riscal - exemplary Rioja winery: excellent wines, a long history, originating from 1858, is now a favorite in Spain unique modern architecture and the ability to do whatever you need, without paying attention to the opposition and ridicule. Owners Marques de Riscal winery like to call her "the XXI century chateau." It demonstrates perfectly built on the estate in 2006 a modern complex "City of Wine" - a project designed to help comprehend the curious world of wine. This cyclopean construction of the famous Frank Gehry with metal tricolor "frills" has become one of the symbols of the new Rioja. According to 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, said: "I just can not tell you 'no'." The complex includes not only modern wine cellars and laboratories, but also hotels, restaurants, conference room.
Today, wine farms are present in more than 100 countries around the world, is exported 60% of production. The wines are original, fresh, elegant taste and easy to drink.