Archives for: "February 2009"

2007 Marqués de Cáceres White Rioja

February 11th, 2009
This white wine from the Rioja region of Spain is made from 100% Viura (or Macabeo) grapes. This is a grape known for its dryness, medium acidity and floral notes (even though I found it to be a little tight on the nose). This is my first white Rioja,… more »

2000 Campo Viejo Rioja Gran Reserva

February 2nd, 2009
From the wine merchants I frequent, I believe it to be a rarity to find any Rioja left from 2000. Since I am new to Rioja, and new to wine in general, it was with great curiosity that I approached this bottle. If you happen to come across a bottle of… more »