Wine Marques de Murrieta, Reserva, 2007
Wine bright cherry color.
Balanced, rounded taste with good acidity, freshness and excellent texture fascinates ripe fruit notes and nuances of oak and spice.
Fresh, rich and generous flavor of the wine reveals notes of red berries, cherries, nuances of oak, smoke and minerals.
Great wine with red meat, ham, grilled fish, dishes with sauces.
Grapes for wine production company Marquis de Murreta grows on its own vineyards, with a total area of 300 hectares. The vines grow at an altitude of 420 to 500 meters above sea level. Fully ripened crop is harvested by hand in small boxes and immediately delivered to the plant. The harvest began on September 18 and ended on 10 October. After sorting, berries destebliruyut and kept on the skin in stainless steel tanks for 11 days with regular remontazhem. In tanks constant temperature 25ºC. Wine kept in 225-liter American oak barrels for 20 months, and then another 12 months in bottle. Upon completion of all phases of exposure, wine comes to sell.
Today the family business operates an ambitious and dynamic young Count Vicente Dalmau Cebrian-Sagarriga, Earl Creixell. Father Earl bought the winery in 1983, investing a lot of money there to revitalize the business. After the untimely death of his in 1996, the company moved to Vincent. In his 25 years with the confidence he went to work, got a new team and began to create a modern, elegant wine with its own unique style. Thus began the "new era" in the history of the brand Marques de Murrieta, whose basic philosophy is to strive for quality and excellence through tradition and innovation.
Winery company located in the southern part of the Rioja Alta, here is a beautiful and unique manor Ygay Canaja vineyard area of 300 hectares. Eighty percent of the area of vineyards planted with varieties Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Viura (Macabeo), as well as a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon. Own vineyard winery ensures complete control over the quality of the harvested crop and is the key to the unique style of wine Marques de Murrieta. In the old cellar of the winery, dating from the 1872 year, the best wines are aged in 225-liter oak barrels under the strict supervision of the winemaker Maria Vargas. Under her leadership, created such great red wines of Rioja as Marques de Murrieta Reserva, Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva, Dalmau and two white wines Capellania Reserva and Albarino Pazo Barrantes.