Muga Reserva 2005

Muga, Rioja, Reserva DOC 2005 The nose combines vanilla, smokiness and ash with cranberries and just the right amount of horse blanket and leather. In the mouth, the tannins make a ripe blanket on top of the tart cherry fruit – the acidity makes this perfect to consider with the next leg of lamb. 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha and 10% Mazuelo and Graciano. The wine is unfiltered and spent 6 months in large casks, 2 years in small oak barrels. and an additional year in bottle. Embotellado en la propriedad in Haro 13.5% $23.99 at Bottle Barn Muga

About Ray

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
This entry was posted in Grenache, Rioja, Spain, Tempranillo. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply