Marques de Caceres Antea (Barrel-aged) White, Rioja, Spain 2021

ABV 13.5%
Spain

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This white Rioja from Marques de Caceres is of limited production with a complex bouquet disclosing fresh fruit, grapefruit, pears and spice. Lees and barrel-ageing give the wine added depth and intensity, without compromising the all important fruit characters.

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This white Rioja from Marques de Caceres is of limited production with a complex bouquet disclosing fresh fruit, grapefruit, pears and spice. Lees and barrel-ageing give the wine added depth and intensity, without compromising the all important fruit characters.

Background

This limited edition white Rioja from Marques de Caceres is  fermented on its fine lees, reveals an intense and complex bouquet of apples and white peaches with a depth of mature pears and refined toasted notes. Made from 10,8 hectares of vineyard parcels planted with old vine-stocks of Viura. Unique and full in the mouth with splendid character and an exquisite finish. Antea is fermented on its lees for 2 months in new French oak barrels to add complexity to the vivacity derived from the fruit. The wine is then clarified and bottled. An impressive wine that has acquired international prestige scoring 91 points in Rioja Special Report Tim Atkin 2020

Food matching

An elegant aperitif and a nice match for seafood and fish in a white cream sauce.

 

Awards

90 pts Tim Atkins (2019 vintage)

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