Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015


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Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015

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The Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015 is a dry red wine from Rioja, Spain, which owes its elegance and harmony to the Tempranillo grapes and its freshness and liveliness to the small proportions of Mazuelo, Graciano and Granache. This classic Cuvée Riojana has a beautiful, bright cherry red colour, which combines well with the fruity bouquet of black cherries and plums, the light to roasted aromas and the elegant note of oak, as tradition demands. Its juiciness, elegance and harmony on the palate, together with the fine acidity and the fine tannins, embody the art of the workshop to produce a unique wine from grapes of such different quality. All these characteristics have made it possible for this wine to be included in the class of the **100 best wines of 2019 according to the Wine Spectator.

Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta was founded in 1878 by Luciano Francisco Ramón de Murrieta in the region Rioja, who acquired vineyards in Ygay and from the beginning led his wines to success with revolutionary innovations. Acquired in 1983 by Vincente Cebrián Sagarriga, Count of Creixell, today his sons Vincente and Christina Dalmau Cebrián-Sagarriga manage what is recognised as one of Spain's leading wineries.

The Finca de Ygay, with its 300 hectares of vineyards is located in the southern part of the wine region Rioja, the Rioja. Great. There is also a Castillo de Ygay, built in the 19th century in the style of the castles of Bordeaux. The entire complex was renovated after 8 years of renovation and reopened in 2014.

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Marqués de Murrieta
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Ageing: Reserva

Description of Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015

Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015 (Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)


  • View: intense cherry red, bright, garnet edge and high layer.
  • Nose: red fruit, healthy and ripe. Ripe plum, licorice, vanilla, violet, balsamic aromas, subtle toasted notes.
  • Mouth: round, fine, subtle opulence, friendly tannins and perfect acidity, good balance game, persistent, tasty and long finish.


VINEYARD: Marqués de Murrieta. Located in Finca Ygay, in the Rioja Alta, along an area of 300 hectares with an altitude difference ranging from 320 to 485 meters.

GRAPES: Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo,

AGING: 16 months in American oak barrels of 225 liters.

ELABORATION: fermentation separately from the varieties. After the fermentation, the solid parts of the grape are pressed in vertical presses, by means of a smooth and slow process, that favors the extraction of the color and mature tannins that reside in the skins.

WINE PAIRING: Starters, appetizers and canapés, cheeses, blue cheese, meat, red meat, game, grilled meats



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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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Reviews of Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015


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Were sent a bottle of this as a present, liked the wine so much that we sort it out at Drinks&Co, ordered it and it was delivered the next day. Excellent wine, service and price.
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Marqués de Murrieta Reserva 2015

5 /5

a super wine, no question
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4 /5

- View: Cherry color, intense and very dark. garnet edges and dense tear.
- Nose: Moderately fruity, ripe, red plum fruit is perceived. Spicy notes of vanilla. subtle notes of toasted oak by step.
- Mouth: Fine, delicate, round. well wrapped tannins. Excellent acidity. Long finish, very persistent. and balanced.

VINEYARD: Marques de Murrieta.
GRAPES: Mazuela, Graciano, Tempranillo.

AGEING: Reserve. 22 months in American oak barrels and 12 months in bottle.
PREPARATION: The harvest is manual. De-stemmed and delicately squeeze the grapes. Grape juice is fermented in stainless steel tanks. After the fermentation vertical presses are used to extract better color and tannins that are present in the skin.

PAIRING: Red meats prepared grilled or roasted; game meat, rabbit, venison. blue cheeses and cured. Pork Stew.
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Spicy aromas lead to intense cherry, red berries, ripe plum, licorice, chopped nuts and balsamic. On the palate the wine is silky and balanced with rounded tannins and fresh acidity. The finish is long and mineral with a hint of sweet spice.
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- Intense cherry red in colour with aromas of red berries, ripe plum, licorice, chopped nuts and balsamic. On the palate the wine is silky and balanced with rounded tannins and fresh acidity. The finish is long and mineral with a hint of sweet spice.
- The Spanish love their lamb, beef and - obviously - jamón! This is the perfect partner.
- 89% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 4% Graciano and 2% Garnacha.
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Well rounded, excellent wine, with just about perfect aftertaste. Marqués de Murrieta wines are simply beautiful for the money.
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