Marqués de Riscal

Reserva Elciego (Alava) Herederos del Marques de Riscal Rioja Tempranillo

8.8444 ratings
8.922 pro ratings
La Rioja, Spain
Tempranillo
Lamb, Tomato-Based, Polenta, Hard Cheese, Pork, Beef, Pasta, Mushrooms, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Venison, Exotic Spices, Potato, Turkey, Beans & Peas, Herbs, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Duck, Salami & Prosciutto, White Rice, Chili & Hot Spicy, Lasagna, Pizza, Barbecue, Mexican Cuisine, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Cory Miller

Approachable smooth, good finish but lacking in the middle

Approachable smooth, good finish but lacking in the middle

9 people found it helpfulJul 29th, 2014
Lorraine Jiang

Smooth and moderate with a good lasting. Berry and buttery touch. Like it!

Smooth and moderate with a good lasting. Berry and buttery touch. Like it!

6 people found it helpfulNov 14th, 2014
Manjiry Tamhane

2007 is better but this is a lovely wine with Sunday roast in the pub :-)

2007 is better but this is a lovely wine with Sunday roast in the pub :-)

6 people found it helpfulOct 6th, 2013
Jeff Mastin

Low acidity medium tannin with some tobacco and cherry. Very nice Tempranillo!- After 2 hours in the glass this wine really opened up and flavor and complexity exceeded expectations

Low acidity medium tannin with some tobacco and cherry. Very nice Tempranillo!- After 2 hours in the glass this wine really opened up and flavor and complexity exceeded expectations

3 people found it helpfulMay 27th, 2016
Leclaire Reynald

Vin très puissant sur la cerise noir Rioja 2008 un eu évolué , mérite sûrement un millésime plus jeune . Peu d oxydation malgres tout . Vin très chaud ,bon association avec côté de bœuf ,chipirons à la basquaise....

Vin très puissant sur la cerise noir Rioja 2008 un eu évolué , mérite sûrement un millésime plus jeune . Peu d oxydation malgres tout . Vin très chaud ,bon association avec côté de bœuf ,chipirons à la basquaise....

3 people found it helpfulAug 27th, 2013
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

8.3

Fine but nothing out of the ordinary.

Fine but nothing out of the ordinary.

2 people found it helpfulJul 2nd, 2015
R. Addison Wehrfritz

Vanilla on the nose. Plum and fig through the finish.

Vanilla on the nose. Plum and fig through the finish.

2 people found it helpfulMay 28th, 2015
R. Addison Wehrfritz

Classic Rioja aromas of wet leather and funky ripeness. Mandarine orange peel and ripe pomegranate seed flavors dominate. Very drinkable but lacking sophistication with its slightly bitter and abrupt finish.

Classic Rioja aromas of wet leather and funky ripeness. Mandarine orange peel and ripe pomegranate seed flavors dominate. Very drinkable but lacking sophistication with its slightly bitter and abrupt finish.

2 people found it helpfulApr 2nd, 2015
Michael Larner

This wine has all the old world good funk. Slight medicinal, earth, anise, cigar, and vanilla spice. Rum spices and bitter dark chocolate flavors. Acidic mouthfeel and smooth tannins.

This wine has all the old world good funk. Slight medicinal, earth, anise, cigar, and vanilla spice. Rum spices and bitter dark chocolate flavors. Acidic mouthfeel and smooth tannins.

2 people found it helpfulJan 13th, 2015
Juha Sipilä

Toimi ihan on karitsan kanssa, mutta ehkä ei ihan hinta-laatu suhde balanssissa

Toimi ihan on karitsan kanssa, mutta ehkä ei ihan hinta-laatu suhde balanssissa

2 people found it helpfulOct 2nd, 2014