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Marques de Vargas Rioja Riserva 2012

Marques de Vargas Rioja Riserva 2012
$25.99

SKU 19277

750ml

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Ripe red fruit. Red ruby color, with a hint of a fresh and vibrant character and a touch of sweet spiciness. The wine has a good structure. It is complex, silky and balsamic. Sweet and elegant tannins, that have been polished during the ageing in American, French and Russian oak. Serving Suggestions: Temperature 62-64F and decanting before serving is highly recommended. Food Matching: Red grilled meat, "bellota" ham, goat cheese, etc.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Spain, Rioja
Brand Marques de Vargas
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine SpectatorBlack cherry, licorice, leafy and cocoa flavors mingle in this elegant, harmonious red, which has polish and density, with well-integrated tannins and fresh acidity. Drink now through 2024. 1,500 cases imported.

Thomas Matthews, June 30, 2017
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Wine EnthusiastLightly charred aromas of coffee, wood smoke and chocolate outweigh berry and plum scents. A tight palate shows firm tannins and carries roasted berry and plum flavors.

Michael Schachner, November 1, 2017

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