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Vinos de los Herederos de Marqués de Riscal - Bodega Elciego

Founded in 1858

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In 1858 construction started on the first winery, increased wine production motivates the expansion of facilities in 1883. To this will be followed by 1968 and 2000.

Inside the original winery (1860) is the cathedral, a unique collection of bottles of every vintage produced by the winery's first vintage from 1862 until today.

Speaking of the Cathedral is talk of the living history of the Heirs of Wine Marqués de Riscal and Rioja wines.

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Data Winery

Web of winery

Web of winery:
www.marquesderiscal.com

Address of the winery

Address of the winery:
Torrea, 1 (Elciego - 01340 - Álava - País Vasco - España)

Phone winery

Phone winery:
(34) 945606000 |

Mobile winery

Mobile winery:
No Data

Fax cellar

Fax cellar:
(34) 945606023

Person in charge of the winery

Person in charge of the winery:
D. Pedro Aznar Escudero

Winemaker

Winemaker:
D. Luis Hurtado de Amézaga

Barrels

Barrels:
37000 Barrels

Acres

Acres:
1500 Acres

Production Capacity

Production Capacity:
0 liters/year

National Distribution

National Distribution:
30%

International Distribution

International Distribution:
70%

Wine tourism and Shop On-Line

Winery Visits
Winery Visits
Vineyards Visits
Vineyards Visits
Wine tasting
Wine Tastings
Restaurant
Has Restaurants
Rural Hotel
Has Rural Hotel
On-Line Shop
Has online shop

Brands

MARQUES DE RISCAL, BARON DE CHIREL, FINCA TORREA, GEHRY SELECTION, MARQUES DE ARIENZO, RISCAL 1860.

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Wines

Marqués de Riscal Frank Gehry Selection

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

This wine was made to celebrate the opening of the winery designed by renowned architect F. Gehry. This wine has not been commercialized, so prove it is a luxury. It is a living representation of the tempranillo is monovarietal and has aged for 22 months. Only 5000 bottles were produced. Frank Gehry The wine is the result of a careful selection of Tempranillo grapes from vines over 40 years old. The origin of the wine parcel Frank Gehry is located north of Elciego and the selection was made using the methodology of Marqués de Riscal, analytical ripening grapes tasting and selection table, resulting in this magnificent and unique wine Frank Gehry 2001.

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Barón de Chirel

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

Barón de Chirel emerges in 1986 following an experimental drawing from a selection of grapes from very old vines over 40 years of very low yield and high quality. From the results of this test will be born the precursor of what might be called, new age wines of Rioja. This wine is produced in a very limited way only the great vintages, which express the character of the vineyard, the soil and the variety, delivery of a harmonious whole. From harvest 1995 Riscal manually select grapes for this great wine with the installation of sorting tables or "Trie". Riscal was the first winery to introduce this system in Spain marking a milestone in the development of quality red wines. Make the fermentation at a controlled temperature of 26 ° C and not exceeding maceration 12 days. It malolactic fermentation in wooden vats of 20.000 liters and then aged for 20 months in American oak barrels. It has a period of refinement in the bottle for at least a year before release.

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Finca Torrea

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

This wine is made with grapes from Tempranillo and Graciano, from the vineyards surrounding the old Torrea Farm, where they currently stand facilities holds Marques de Riscal. The ground floor is the classic Rioja Alavesa arcillocalcáreo has historically provided the best qualitative results. Handmade vintage boxes and small capacity, passes through selection tables before proceeding to stemming and crushing. Then the fermentation takes into small stainless steel tank at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C intended to preserve maximum fruity character. The extraction is performed with gentle pumping and a short maceration, with the objective of maintaining the fineness, elegance and freshness necessary to have a pleasant mouthfeel and persistent. After malolactic fermentation, the wine remains in French Allier oak barrels for 18 months, and after a short period of refinement in the bottle the wine hits the market. It's a different style to the wines that had been developed traditionally Marqués de Riscal.

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Marqués de Riscal 150 Aniversario

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

In 2008, Marqués de Riscal is 150 years old staying true to its innovative spirit and preparing a special wine with which commemorate a date as indicated: Marqués de Riscal 150 Aniversario (Gran Reserva 2001). For the realization of this wine commemorative winery technicians carefully selected the best grapes from the harvest of the 2001 vintage, considered the first bumper crop of XXI century, and only comparable to the legendary 1964 vintage. Marqués de Riscal 150th Anniversary, perfect blend of tradition and modernity, is a wine with the oldest winery in Rioja want to continue writing a more in History Wine XXI Century. Marqués de Riscal 150th Anniversary has been prepared under the standards of a Gran Reserva. To do this, Riscal uses grapes from old vines over 30 years, from both productions, as acquired crop growers of Rioja Alavesa area, with whom we share a long relationship in some cases even several generations. After defining the mix for this special type of wine, began breeding in oak barrels that lasted 32 months, later moving to the bottle for 3 years, thus completing the process of maturation and refinement of tannins, of way to get a round wine while powerful and easy to drink by the consumer.

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Marqués de Riscal Gran Reserva

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

In the development of large reserves, Riscal uses grapes from old vines over 30 years, productions from local growers or acquired fixed. Selected for gran reserva wine after the unification of the crop, it passes American oak barrels, where it will remain between two and half to three years, plus three years in bottle before marketing.

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Marqués de Riscal Reserva

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

The Marqués de Riscal reservations are made basically from grapes coming from vines over 15 years of Tempranillo, located at the top of calcareous clay soils the Rioja region. This variety holds up well the oak aging and bottle aging thanks to its good acid balance and its fine tannins. Graciano and Mazuelo varieties, whose percentage in the mixture does not exceed 10%, adding freshness and vibrancy of color. The fermentation is conducted at a controlled temperature of 26 ° C with a soaking time not exceeding 12 days. Riscal's reserves remain approximately two years in American oak barrels, forming a wine that fits within the canons of classicism Rioja, cool, fine, elegant and great aging potential. Before hitting the market has a minimum period of refinement in the bottle for a year.

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Marqués de Arienzo Crianza

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

Red wine Marques de Arienzo Crianza, is made from the selection of the best grapes of the Tempranillo, Mazuelo and Graciano, from vineyards in Laguardia and Laguardia. Recepcionadas grapes at the winery when they reach their peak of maturity, begin the natural processes of fermentation and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks, where the examinations are under tight control of temperature conditions. Fermentation processes carried out, the wine will be introduced in American oak barrels for aging for a period of 18 months, after which, will bottle to keep aging.

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Marqués de Riscal Rosado

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

Marqués de Riscal began making rose wines in the 60s, coinciding with the centenary of the winery, using grapes from young vines, under 15 years of Tempranillo. This rosé is made by the process of bleeding into a concept of classicism and refinement, achieving a delicacy, freshness and softness unusual in this type of wine. Make fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature between 14 º C and 16 º C to achieve high fruitiness.

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Riscal 1860

Regional Wine of CASTILLA Y LEON

Marqués de Riscal, pioneer in the production of top quality wines in Rioja and Rueda, a new adventure begins with the development of a highly expressive wine outside the DO Rioja. This wine has been created within a development concept of freedom from a careful selection of the best payouts and Tempranillo strains gravelly soils from alluvial land in the Douro region. This variety produces very aromatic wines of great body and color, well-structured and provided with freshness and intensity. Syrah and Merlot, whose percentage in the mixture does not exceed 15%, provide more structure and complexity. In vintage, set by the Riscal technical department, only accept good sunny tempranillos Mature stored in boxes for up to 18 kilos in order to avoid breaking the fruit. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature between 24 º C and 26 º C, with maceration or barreling short just one week. It malolactic fermentation in tank and aged six months later in Bordeaux barrels new American oak.

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Txakoli Merrutxu

RIOJA qualified Designation of Origin

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