Marqués de Riscal Sauvignon Blanc Rueda 2004

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Medium cherry red color with strongly perfumed rose and a hint of dust on the nose. Very soft, light, and thin on the palate with a bit of fruit, s... Read more

I've been drinking this wine for the past 6 or 7 years, it's a staple in my arsenal. Every party I've brought it to or ever person who has tried li... Read more

Great bargain. Classic Spanish red. Read more

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Snooth User: azygos
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3.00 5
03/30/2009

Medium cherry red color with strongly perfumed rose and a hint of dust on the nose. Very soft, light, and thin on the palate with a bit of fruit, smoke, leather and oak. Agreeable and easy to drink.


Snooth User: shawngrl
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0.00 5
03/21/2009

I've been drinking this wine for the past 6 or 7 years, it's a staple in my arsenal. Every party I've brought it to or ever person who has tried likes how smooth and flavorful, goes with anything.


Snooth User: charltondon
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0.00 5
12/14/2008

Great bargain. Classic Spanish red.


Snooth User: solomania9
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3.50 5
06/28/2009

Fruity sour pepper with lots of heat and spice. ¡Caliente!


Snooth User: atonalprime
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3.00 5
04/16/2010

Oak, cocoa and barnyard on the nose, smokey and citrusy notes on a palette full of deep, earthy beets, subtle finish with more earth overtones. Might benefit from laying down.


Snooth User: rar8888
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3.50 5
09/22/2010

This is an interesting bottle. Plenty of earth, prune, sour cherry and oak. Refined and smooth, a little hot but not over powering.


Snooth User: Mazzeo
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0.00 5
08/21/2011

Drink by 2017


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External Reviews for Marqués de Riscal Sauvignon Blanc Rueda

External Review
05/19/2011

Good full red. Aromas of plum, currant, tobacco, leather and oak. Juicy and fresh but lean and lacking sweetness. Finishes with firm, toothdusting tannins and a distinct dryness.


External Review
05/19/2011

Bright, deep red. Aromatic, suave nose combines plum, currant, nuts, tobacco and sweet oak spices. Dense, silky and fresh, with a mineral component contributing to the wine's clarity of flavor. A snappy, classic Rioja with excellent length. Very strong for the vintage.


External Review
05/19/2011

A high scorer in our blind tasting, we found here everything we love about traditional-style Rioja: red currant, macerated cherry, roasted nuts, and dusty saddle leather. Well-balanced and round, with fantastic length. Fans of old world wine: don't miss this great value in Rioja.


External Review
01/15/2009

A dark cherry colour with good depth. Balsamic aromas with hints of ripe fruit, complex and spicy. The attack is fresh and light, with soft, rounded tannins. The finish proves persistent with some reminders of toasted oak. Its passage through the mouth is pleasant and elegant, fresh and easy to drink.


External Review
02/24/2010

Marqués de Riscal Reserva 2004: empf. Trinktemperatur 17°CJahrgang: 2004Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: RiojaWeingut: Marques de RiscalRebsorte: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano und MazueloRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 3,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


External Review
01/15/2010

The reserva wines of Marqués de Riscal are made basically from grapes coming from vines over 15 years old, of the Tempranillo variety. This is a variety that ages well in wood, producing wines with a good tannic structure, colour and acidity.


External Review
05/19/2011

Starts off a little shaky, but just needs a little time in a decanter to right itself and blow off some dusty aromas. Underneath that is some toasty oak, along with cherry, vanilla and tobacco flavors. It's relatively light, supple and ready to drink tonight with roast lamb.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Tasting Notes Complex aroma of spices with a predominance of liquorice, while the oak remains discreet. Intense color with a slight accumulation of yellow, masked by the powerful red hue of the grape. On the palate, the impression of acidity on the tip of the tongue is immediately reflected towards the back by a touch of persistent tannin. Meanwhile soft on the finish, with no fixation at the back of the mouth and a lasting sensation of toast developing underneath the tongue.

Wine Tasting Notes Complex aroma of spices with a predominance of liquorice, while the oak remains discreet. Intense color with a slight accumulation of yellow, masked by the powerful red hue of the grape. On the palate, the impression of acidity on the tip of the tongue is immediately reflected towards the back by a touch of persistent tannin. Meanwhile soft on the finish, with no fixation at the back of the mouth and a lasting sensation of toast developing underneath the tongue.

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