'06 Marques de Caceres Rioja Rosado - Printable Version
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- Innkeeper - 07-18-2008 07:54 PM
2006 MarquÃ©s de CÃ¡ceres, Rioja, Rosado (Approx $10 Whole Foods). Alcohol level: 13.5%. This is one of two that we picked up on a recent trip to Maine.
It gives you strawberries, raspberries, and even some orange and pineapple on the nose and upfront. There is more concentrated fruit and a little Rioja dirt in the middle and it gives a respectable finish.
We matched it with grilled salmon fillet, crÃ¨me peas, and salad with raspberry/hazelnut vinaigrette.
- dananne - 07-18-2008 09:02 PM
If you liked this (as we did, too), try the rose from Bodegas Muga. It runs around $10, but is even tastier than this. Excellent in the summer, and would pair wonderfully with a dish like you describe above.