Chateau Bibian Haut Medoc
Médoc wines tend to be ruby in color, balanced and well-rounded on the palate with notes of cassis, cherries and earth, with firm tannins.
While most Bordeaux wines require aging, those labeled simply ‘Médoc’ tend to be lighter in style and more approachable in their youth.
Château Bibian 2014 – Haut-Médoc – Cru Bourgeois
The nose is fruity, fine, quite intense and offers a small elegance. It reveals notes of blackberry, redcurrant and strawberry associated with slight notes of lily, violet as well as discreet hints of blueberry, chocolate/cacao, oak and a discreet hint of caramelization.
Grapes – Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage Year – 2014
The Marqués de Riscal Viña Collada Rioja impresses with its elegantly dry taste. It was placed on the bottle with only 2.3 grams of residual sugar. This is a real quality wine that stands out clearly from simpler qualities and so this Spaniard naturally enchants with the finest balance in all dryness. Excellent taste does not necessarily require sugar. This velvety red wine is impressive and multifaceted on the palate. Thanks to the balanced fruit acid, the Viña Collada Rioja flatters with a soft mouthfeel, without letting it miss juicy liveliness at the same time. The finale of this well ripened red wine from the wine-growing region of La Rioja, more precisely from the Rioja DOCa, finally convinces with considerable reverberation.
The Viña Collada Rioja by Marqués de Riscal presents a dense ruby red colour. The nose of this Marqués de Riscal red wine reveals all kinds of shade morals, mulberries, plums, plums, plums and black cherries.
Baronne is Nederburg’s all-time favourite red blend and also one of South Africa’s most perennially popular and trusted wines.
This smooth-drinking Cabernet Sauvignon-led blend, which includes Shiraz, is the perfect partner to steakhouse fare.
COLOUR Deep ruby.
BOUQUET Alluring aromas of spicy dark blue and black berry fruit.
PALATE Juicy, soft and plush in the mouth with blueberry, cassis, a twist of pepper and cinnamon. Rich and textured.
This wine has been made using tempranillo and graciano grapes from an old vineyard cultivated inside the Finca de Torrea estate – from Elciego, where the Marque’s de Riscal City of Wine is located.
Finca Torrea is a modern-style wine with a very up-to-date profile, more fruit and less herby in character and aged for a shorter time both in the cask and in the bottle. It is a different style to the wines that Marque’s de Riscal have traditionally made, not only due to its modern character, but also for the image of its label showing the map of the vineyard plots of the Finca de Torrea, inspired by the line of design marked by the architect Frank O.Gehry with the Hotel Marque’s de Riscal.
It is an elegant, fresh wine, easy to drink yet with a certain air of gravity, which really shows the quality of our Elciego vineyards.