Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 201275cl
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Established in 1852, Murrieta is one of the oldest and most respected bodegas in Rioja Alta. In 2012, their vineyards were marked by drought and low yields, making that year's grapes concentrated and fruity. This well-balanced and elegant wine has aromas of dark fruits and is highly rated by top wine experts such as James Suckling and Tim Atkin. This Gran Reserva pairs perfectly with game, red meat, grilled fish and dishes with rich sauces.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2012 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Winery:||Marqués de Murrieta|
|Grapes:||Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo|
|Tim Atkin Score:||96|
|James Suckling Score:||94|
Description of Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2012
Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2012 (Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
- View: Cherry red.
- Nose: Blackberries, plums and blackcurrants accompanied by delicate notes of cinnamon and cloves.
- Mouth: Well-balanced and elegant wine with a long finish.
VINEYARD: Marqués de Murrieta
GRAPES: Tempranillo, Grenache, Graciano, Mazuelo.
AGEING: 29 months in American oak barrels
PREPARATION: Grapes fermented in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks for 9 days, with constant skin contact. Afterwards, the solid parts of the grapes are pressed in a vertical press.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
How to serve
16 – 18ºC
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.More about the Winery
Reviews of Marqués de Murrieta Gran Reserva 2012
Has a strong colour. Fantastic berry aromas. The taste was a bit salty, I was greatly surprised.
You have to open a few minutes before drinking it.