Marques de Caceres Rioja Blanco 2005

White Blends from Rioja, Spain

Price: $9.29
Item No. 86385
  • W&S88
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Winemaker's Notes

"Nearly clear in color, this light Rioja has clean, refreshing flavors of white fruit and spice. A touch creamy..."
-Wines & Spirits
 
Very clear and bright straw colour. Aromas of pears, white flowers and mineral notes come through on the nose. Very pleasant in the mouth where delicious flavours of pears and apples blend with finesse with this wine's fresh racy character. Very good length.

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(9/27/2010)
I had a tip from a friend to try a Spanish white. He didn't give me any names, but I snuck this in with my last case. Great summer wine. Light, crisp. Paired with mild cheese and later jambalaya.
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Learn About Marques de Caceres Map ItMap It

Founded in 1970, with its first release in 1975, Marques de Cáceres the Rioja bodega was established by Henri Forner, whose family has been active in the wine business for generations. The winery is named for a Spanish peer who was also an investor in the winery and a friend of Henri Forner. The Forner family fled Spain during the Spanish Civil War and settled in France. In the...

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Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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