Country: Spain Region: Rioja
Colour: Red Style: Dry
Vintage : 2018
Producer: Bodegas Marques de Caceres
Description: Founded in 1970, with its first release in 1975, Marqués de Cáceres has rapidly become the leader in the renaissance of Rioja. The bodega was established by Henri Forner, whose family has been active in the wine business for generations. The family fled Spain during the Spanish Civil War and settled in France. When Henri decided to establish a bodega in his homeland, he selected what he considered the finest viticultural area in Spain which he found in Rioja.
Today Cristina Forner, manages the winery with pride. The Forner family is one of the great Spanish wine families, known for producing high-quality wines, while the wines of Marqués de Cáceres and can be found globally in more than 120 countries now.
The Marques de Caceres Excellens Cuvee Especial on the nose gives off aromas of rich red and black berries as well as rich and sweet wood spice. The palate is concentrated, rich and generous as well as a having beautiful balanced acidity that lends itself so well to food.
Food Match: You couldn't look past a medium rare lamb or beef fillet, served with roast potatoes drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with rosemary.