Tempranillo Reserva Blend, Bodegas Muga
A traditional Rioja Reserva produced from the most important indigenous Rioja varietals this Tempranillo blend includes 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, 7% Mazuelo, and 3% Graciano with classic flavors of leather and vanilla, beautifully balanced with black fruits like plum and blackberry. Bodegas Muga is one of the most traditional and important Rioja wineries, and the only winery in Spain with their own master cooper. A pied de cuve is done to guarantee the quality of the indigenous fermentation in vats that are assembled by the winery's cooper. This is completely unique to Bodegas Muga. The wines are macerated and ferment in these vats and are transferred to barrels assembled at the winery for ageing. Aged 24 months in barrels with French & American oak chosen and assembled into barrels by Muga’s cooper. 12 months in bottle after egg white fining.