Marques De Caceres Satinela Semi-Sweet Rioja Spain 2019

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This semi-sweet wine from Marques de Caceres is straw coloured with pale golden highlights. Incredibly fresh and fruity on the mouth. Medium to high acidity with citrus and honey melon notes. An enjoyable Rioja that can be drunk throughout the day and at the end of the night.

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Tasting notes

This semi-sweet wine from Marques de Caceres is straw coloured with pale golden highlights. Incredibly fresh and fruity on the mouth. Medium to high acidity with citrus and honey melon notes.  An enjoyable Rioja that can be drunk throughout the day and at the end of the night.

Background

Marques de Caceres semi-sweet wine where the viura grapes is prominent. The Viura grape is also used in The Marques de Caceres Excellens White however, the Satinela differ as skin-contact maceration lasts for 12 hours at low temperatures (10ºC) in stainless steel tanks. Slow alcoholic fermentation during 10 days at controlled temperatures of 14-16ºC. The alcoholic fermentation is interrupted using cold treatment (0-2ºC) during one week) so as to eliminate the yeast before the process of alcoholic fermentation has finalised. This enables to obtain in the most natural way a medium-sweet wine with residual sugar of 32 gr/l. At the same time, the cold treatment stabilises the wine and prevents malolactic fermentation from taking place. The results in greater vivacity that helps to balance the sensation of sweetness in this unique wine. The Late harvested-grapes offer delightful tropical fruit and white flower flavours. This Sweet Rioja is advised to be drunk young to enjoy its freshness and vivacity.

Food matching

This wine compliments a range of foods from Thai-style curries to Tarte Tatin!

 

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Now – 2016

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Marques De Caceres

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