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Rioja Muga Selección Especial Reserva 2012

Rioja Muga Seleccin Especial Reserva 2012

Ref: A079412

Haro, Rioja Alta

The vineyards are located in the Oja and Tiró river valleys of La Rioja Alta but the winery is based on the outskirts of Haro, the historical home of Rioja's most prestigious bodegas. Bodegas Muga was created in 1932 and over the years Muga wines have gained international recognition and acclaim.

Meticulously faithful to their traditional wine-making methods, Muga use the classic Rioja grape mix - Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano which are vinified in French and American oak vats before being aged in French and American oak casks. The wines therefore spend 48 months in oak followed by 3 years in the cellars before being released.

The wine has a good ruby colour and on the nose, exhibits a very powerful and attractive bouquet with hints of cinnamon and oak. Meaty and full-bodied, it is well rounded and elegant with great structure and balance.

Parker: Muga Selección Especial 2010 "is sourced from the same blend as Prado Eneas and from the same zone…selected from geologically olderplots, usually in higher terraces where the vines are at least 30 years' old. Fermentation is carried out in oak vats and aged in barriques for twenty eight months, initially in new barrels and then transferred to used ones. This is more backward and closed than the Reserva with a more subtle and elegant nose, a lighter palate, with fine grained tannins, and great acidity and length. The Reserva's big brother. Drink 2015-2024. (92 points)

 Contains Sulphites

Region Spain - Rioja

Grape Tempranillo

Producer Bodegas Muga

Vintage 2012

Eco Warrior  0

Colour Red

Dryness Medium Dry

Body Full Bodied

Food Game/Lambs Kidney/Pork

Drink Drink or keep

Price: 26.05


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