Marques de Murrieta Rioja Reserva 2012
Producer Notes: temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 8 to 11 days with constant skin contact. The wine is aged for 17 months in 225 liter American oak barrels. It then spends at least 12 months in the bottle before release.
Tasting Notes: This wine exhibits a dense, bright cherry color, and has an appealing big and spicy nose. Is is impressive with its outstanding aromatics of cherry and red fruit, mineral smoke and subtle oak notes. On the palate it reveals fleshy fruit, silky tannins, and subtle, spicy oak. There is beautiful texture and outstanding balance.
Blend of Tempranillo, Mazuelo, Graciano & Garnacha.
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