Muga Reserva Seleccion Especial 201575cl
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Bodegas Muga, founded in 1931 in the town of Haro, is one of the leading bodegas in the highly acclaimed wine region of la Rioja Alta.
A traditionally run bodega located at the foot of the Obarenes Mountains, Bodegas Muga believes in long wood ageing where the oak is paramount. They combine tradition with innovation, producing wines with a pronounced personality, where the influence of the terroir and climate is fully present.
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2015 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo|
|Tim Atkin Score:||96|
Description of Muga Reserva Seleccion Especial 2015
Muga Reserva Seleccion Especial 2015 (Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
- View: A deep, very dense black cherry color.
- Nose: The nose reveals ripe, red berry fruit aromas together with notes of spices (pepper) on a backdrop of coffee and oak.
- Mouth: Intense flavour of tannins, with balanced acidity. It has a velvety texture on the palate.
VINEYARD: Bodegas Muga.
AGEING: This wine is aged for 26 months in oak barrels, followed by at least a further 12 months in the bottle.
PREPARATION: The grapes are gently pressed and fermented in oak barrels for several weeks, using indigenous yeasts. The wine is aged in these barrels for 26 months. Before bottling, the wine is clarified with egg whites. Finally, it is aged in the bottle for at least 12 months.
WINE PAIRING: This wine pairs well with red meats, lamb and grilled rockfish.
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Bodegas Muga is located in the historical Barrio de La Estación (railway station district) in Haro. The facilities (270,000 square foot) are two centuries old, built mainly of stone and oak. In fact, oak is paramount in the winery. There are 200 oak deposits as well as 14,000 barrels, made out of different types of oak ranging from French oak (Allier, Tronçais or Jupilles), American, Hungarian, Russian and even the small consignment of Spanish oak.More about the Winery
Reviews of Muga Reserva Seleccion Especial 2015
Cherry red colour. Toasty aromas. On the palate was quite thick.
Intense ruby tone. Concentrated aroma of red fruit jam. Strong coffee flavour.