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Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2006

75cl

Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2012

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Marqués de Murrieta
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
From Marqués de Murrieta (Rioja), we received this Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2006 , a red wine with the best tempranillo grapes from the 2006 vintage. The Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2006 is the ideal red to combine with cured loin and ham and sausages.

Description of Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2006

Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2006 (Tempranillo)

Long time no Marqués de Murrieta had a Gran Reserva with the brand that gives its name to the winery, a mythical teaches in the Spanish wine world. However, 2012 is a special year for the firm because it meets Rioja 160 years.

To mark this milestone, have recovered only for the occasion this unique wine, a marvel of elegance and complexity in their 2006 vintage, for which recreates Marqués de Murrieta exclusively his original label, a nod to his ceaseless story recalling the colors gold and burgundy founding brand - Castle Ygay -.

Marqués de Murrieta is one of those wineries born with a gift and that from the beginning are able to maintain a status that is unattainable for most. The remarkable thing here is that this is a firm founded in 1852, so the achievement is unparalleled in the history of Spanish wine. Much of the credit for that greatness lies in the successful management of its owner, Vicente Dalmau Cebrian-Sagarriga, backed by a great team of professionals.This Gran Reserva 2006 Marqués de Murrieta is "a collection wine to enjoy now" showing that, 160 years after its founding, this legendary Rioja winery perpetuates a successful vision to develop and nurture high-quality wines.

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The Winery

Marqués de Murrieta

Marqués de Murrieta

Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta is a family company with long tradition in Rioja. A project based at the junction of the wines with the familiar look. Its history dates back to 1852 with Luciano de Murrieta.

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4/5

Dark intense red brick colour with a mature aroma of mellow red and dark fruits with hint of spicy oak. Full bodied and generous fruit softening as it matures. Lovely finish full of spicy fruit as it starts to soften and mature.
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4/5

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Intense red color with purple details on its edge.
  • Nose: Aromas of oak initial dissipate and settle in the blackness of tar.
  • Mouth: A green and fleshy palate is reinforced with acidity, while this large reserve known plum, snuff and brown sugar. The fresh acidity length creates a finish with flavors of mocha, chocolate and spices.

APPELLATION: Rioja.

VINEYARD: Marqués de Murrieta.

GRAPES: 90% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, Grenache 3%, 2% Graciano.

AGEING: Aged for 24 months in American oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The harvest is manual and once reached the winery is stemmed and crushed to make a barreling in stainless steel, for 9 days, in which continuous pumping and bazuqueos are made. Fermentation takes place in these stainless steel tanks with temperature control.

WINE PAIRING: Perfect with Iberian ham, sirloin, Iberian cheek.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL: 14%

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