Marques de Murrieta reserve 2016

D.O.C. Rioja 94 Parker Points, Red Wine 13,5% 2016
18,50 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

Marques de Murrieta wineries Technical Sheet

Type of Wine: Red

Brand: marques de murrieta reserve

Grape variety: Tempranillo 

Bottle type: Bordeaux 

Capacity (cl): 75               

Graduation (% vol.): 13,50

Cellar: Marques de Murrieta

Regions: Denomination Rioja

Barrel type: French oak

Permanence in Barrel: 19 months

Operating temperature : 16º-18º C. 

Population: Logroño

General information

Located in our Finca Ygay, the Ygay vineyards occupy an area of 300 hectares surrounding the winery, in Rioja Alta, with a difference in altitude from 320 meters to 485 meters. The clusters are destemmed and gently squeezed. The varieties ferment separately in stainless steel tanks, with temperature control. The incubation lasts 8 days during which pumping and punching are carried out, to favor the contact of the must with the skins and cause a slow and natural extraction of aromas and polyphenols.

After fermentation, the solid parts of the grape are pressed in vertical presses, through a smooth and slow process that favors the extraction of color and ripe tannins that reside in the skin. Raised for 19 months in 225-liter capacity American oak barrels .

CATA's notes

Imposing layer of violet color and intense tears. Its complex aromas are enjoyed on the nose. On the palate it is tannic and very tasty, with hints of good wood. Elegant and serious.

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