Marqués de Murrieta Tinto Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2015
86% Tempranillo, 8% Garnacha, 4% Mazuelo and 2% Graciano. 18 Months in 225 litre American Oak barrels.
This wine exhibits a dense, bright cherry colour with a appealing, big and spicy nose. Impressive stuff with outstanding aromatic of cherry and red fruit, mineral smoke and subtle oak notes. On the palace it reveals fleshy fruit, silky tannins, and subtle, spicy oak with a beautiful texture and balance.
We recommend decanting the wine for 20 minutes and serve it at around 16° - 18°C (61° - 65°F) to let the wine breathe and show its full aromatic potential.
Marqués de Murrieta Reserva is a traditional Rioja wine crafted in the classic Murrieta signature style and enjoying all the benefits of modern winemaking philosophy, equipment and techniques. Made from Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano, this wine embodies ripe fruit qualities with a perfect balance of acidity, supple roundness on the palate and a hint of new oak.