Marques de Caceres Rioja 2017 is a Spanish red wine that is sure to please any connoisseur of fine wines. This Rioja wine is produced by the winery based in Cenicero, Rioja Alta, Spain and is one of their most widely distributed Spanish brand wines in the United States.
The 2017 vintage of Marques de Caceres has an attractive color with luminous highlights. On the nose, you can detect soft spice and refined oak mingling with a depth of jammy red berry fruits. The palate is luscious and intense with pleasant tannins that mingle with fresh and mature fruit. According to James Suckling, this wine has sweet blackberry, blueberry, and bark aromas that follow through to a full body with a compact palate of medium, round, and chewy tannins and a flavorful finish.
Marques de Caceres Rioja 2017 is classified as a Genérico level wine according to the four classification levels in Rioja: Genérico, Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reserva. Genérico level wines are made from grapes grown only in the designated Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa) area of La Rioja in northern Spain. These wines are aged for up to two years befre they can be released for sale.
This well rounded red wine pairs well with many dishes such as roasted vegetables or grilled meats and can be enjoyed now or given time to age in your cellar for up to one year for even more complexity of flavours. Marques de Caceres Rioja 2017 should be served at around 16°C – 18°C to really bring out all its wonderful characteristics!
Is Marques De Caceres a Sweet Wine?
Marques de Caceres is not a sweet wine. The tasting notes suggest it has aromas of blackberry, blueberry, and bark, with a full body and medium to round, chewy tannins. It does not have any sweetness on the palate but rather a flavorful finish. While it can be enjoyed now, it will likely benefit from a year of bottle age before being consumed.
Is Marques De Caceres a Red Wine?
Yes, Marques de Caceres is a red wine. It is a Rioja Reserva made from Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes grown in vineyards in the area of La Rioja, Spain. The wine is aged for at leat 18 months in American and French oak barrels, giving it an attractive color with luminous highlights. On the nose it has soft spice and refined oak aromas with a depth of jammy red berry fruits. The palate is luscious and intense with pleasant tannins that mingle with fresh and mature fruit.
The Marques de Caceres Rioja 2017 is a well-crafted and balanced Spanish red wine. It has a deep ruby color with luminous highlights and soft spice and refined oak aromas on the nose. On the palate, it is luscious and intense with pleasant tannins that mingle with fresh and mature fruit flavors. This wine is ideal to be enjoyed now, but will develop more complexity after a year of bottle aging. With its complex flavor profile and smooth finish, the Marques de Caceres Rioja 2017 is an excellent choice for any occasion.