Bodegas Marques De Carrion

Marqués de Carrión Winery is located in Labastida, an historic village in Rioja Alavesa, covered by the Cantabria mountain range, at the bank of the river Ebro, 4 km far from Haro.

The winery has 35,000 m2 (15.000m2 build-up) with an elaboration bottled capacity of 50 million per year. Nowadays, it has 20,000 American and French oak where the wines rest before bottled and its rest in them. The bottle cellar of Marqués de Carrión has a capacity of 1 million of bottles dedicated to Reservas and Gran Reserva.

The quality of the grapes harvested in our vineyards in the town of Laguardia, a privileged area of the D.O.Ca Rioja for the high quality of its vineyards, joined to the carefully elaboration of the wine gets that our produced wines in Marqués de Carrión are the most valued and sought.

The winery is also a meeting place of tradition and avant-garde art of Jull Dziamski, an internationally renowned artist that has decorated all the insides of the winery, counting as well with the museum that is named "Museum of the Illusions" that keeps the paintings and the sculptures more representative of the artist. Besides the permanent exposition of Jull art in the museum, periodically, the winery housed cultural events of art, wine tastings and gastronomy events.

Like the rest of the wineries of García Carrión, these installations obey all the international standards of quality assurance of the ISO and IFS.

The wines of the winery Marqués de Carrión, Antaño, Solar de Carrión and Montequinto, that have been awarded in the last years with international and national prestigious awards.
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Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2012
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 “This is a structured and power red with dried berry, chocolate, spice and salty, mineral character. Full-bodied, firm and chewy. Shows wonderful potential.”   “Nose of black currant, blueberry, dark cherry, ripe plum, licorice, tobacco, vanilla, toffee, and some sweet spice.
Item Number: 27359
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2011
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A red with lots of floral, dried fruits, and hints of lavender. Full-bodied, very structured and powerful. Loads of fruit, and shows tension and form. Drink or hold. Impressive."

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2009
"Intense black-cherry color with good depth of color and hardly any signs of evolution. Very expressive aromas on the nose with notes of liquorice, cinnamon and black pepper, with just a subtle hint of the long cask-aging, thanks to its great complexity and ripe, concentrated fruit. Fresh and easy

Bodegas Marques de Carrion 'Antano' Rioja Reserva 2012
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" Classic Rioja wine that combines intensity and elegance. Deep purple red colour. Its nose is complex with notes of mature fruits blending vanilla, spices and leather. On the palate it is fleshy with full rounded tannins. Powerful with a very long finish. " ~ Winery notes

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2008
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88"The 2008 Reserva seems like a much more serious wine, with fresh notes of cherries, some leather and pepper and a tight palate that reveals good balance, purity of flavors and good length. It should age well, as it has good balance. Drink 2014-2019."

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2007
87  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 87 The 2007 Reserva is virtually 100% Tempranillo from 30- to 40-year-old vines and it is raised for 25 months in American oak. It has a well-defined mulberry, cocoa and mint-scented bouquet that unfurls temptingly in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannins and

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2006
87  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 87 "Deep red. Pungent aromas of redcurrant, cherry, tobacco and vanilla, with an herbal overtone. Round and silky in texture, offering modestly concentrated red fruit flavors that pick up a smoky nuance with air. Finishes with gentle sweetness and soft tannins, leaving

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2005
90  International Wine Cellar 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2005 Reserva is medium purple-colored with an excellent nose of cedar, Asian spices, violets, balsamic, and black cherry. Dense and layered on the palate, it is a powerful offering from an excellent vintage that will benefit from another 5-7 years of cellaring and which should