Marqués de Riscal

Wines of the Herederos de Marqués de Riscal has always been a leading and pioneering company in the wine producing sector. As far back as 1858, it became the first winery in the Rioja to produce wines following the Bordeaux method and in 1972, it was the first winery to promote the Rueda Designation of Origin, where it produced its famous Marqués de Riscal white wines. Marqués de Riscal sells its products in over 70 countries and its wines enjoy the highest international distinctions as well as numerous awards and mentions in the media. In the XXI century, Herederos del Marqués de Riscal is still writing its history with the “Ciudad del Vino”, a project that is a milestone in the way to understand the world of wine.

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  • Sauvignon

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Graciano

    Though it is easily the most interesting and unique red grape in Rioja, its yields are low, it is prone to downy mild...

  • Macabeo

    Macabeo is Spain’s most widely planted grape. From there, it has made its way to southern France’s Roussillon region,...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

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  • I decanted the Remelluri at about 5:30pm central time or 4 hours ago.  My ... ... Marques de Caseres, and Marques de Riscal were common.  Forgot how much I liked them.  I have a 2001 Gran Reserve Campo in the fridge. Read More

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  • Capsules are for several reasons, depending on who you talk to. Maria Jose of ... the netting on things like Marques de Riscal.I don't know about any of that to be honest. If LdH uses wax for the reasons stated, remember that their wines are still kicking from the 1940s and even earlier. No American winery that uses wax capsules has been in ex... Read More

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  • About a year ago I ranted a bit about the wax capsules that some makers put over the corked end of the bottle.  The cooler heads of the Forum calmed me down, and I am now co-existing with these.In the past few years I have noticed that more and more makers (U.S.) are not applying a capsule at all.  I have to say, I like this idea, a lot.  Some s... Read More

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  • You can search past Forum threads for examples of differing wine approaches to ... in Italy, or also consider a Marques de Riscal Reserva tempranillo from Rioja in Spain. If you want to cover your bets you could do half each. Pinot noir is just so pricey these days--plus many of the sides are going to whack the whatever out of it, too.For whit... Read More

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  • Hello fellow wine lovers! I am new to the snooth community, but am finding this platform to be a great place to research wines, as well as read helpful reviews. As an avid wine drinker, I am always interested in hearing other people's wine reviews, and I was wondering if some would help me with my search.  This year, my wife and I are hosting th... Read More

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  • Names have been drawn at random and PM's have been sent to everyone. You have 2 weeks to get the wine shipped. Everyone should have their package in hand by no later than. November 28th.if you are new at this and need some tips just PM Secret Santa and I will do my best to answer all your questions.Wines are being shipped and received.Participan... Read More

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  • 2 days in each.  We're staying at the Marques de Riscal hotel in Rioja, not sure where in Ribera yet.  No specific aims other than visit a few wineries and enjoy some of the local cuisine.Thanks Read More

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  • We'll be traveling in November to Ribera for the first time in 20 years and have never been to Rioja.  I'd welcome any suggestions on wineries to visit, restaurants, etc. Thanks,Manny Read More

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  • We’re back with another cellar of the month. Perhaps unwittingly ... and ... and the restaurant at the Marques de Riscal (also a tremendous place to spend the night - what an experience). Side trips to Bilbao to see the Guggenheim and San Sebastian for the pintxos bars and fine dining are also within reach - highly recommend the trip.CDPrincip... Read More

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  • My rec is to forget it. The people making the wine licensed the name. The wine ... range. Buy something like Marques de Riscal Reserva or even a good Cotes du Rhone or Montepulciano d'Abruzz Read More

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