Light pink color full of life and elegant. Fruity and fresh with an amazing complexity.
Own vineyards: Marques de Murrieta wines are produced only with grapes from its 300 hectares vineyards (Finca Ygay) surrounding the winery located in Rioja’s sub-region of Rioja Alta.
Grape variety: 100% Mazuelo.
Manual Harvest: 29th September.
Winemaking: Made exclusively with Mazuelo variety. Right after reception in the cellar grapes are de-stemmed and grape juice is separated from grape skins in order to extract the essence of the purest grape juice that will be fermented in a stainless steel tank at a controlled temperature of 10º C (50ºF) avoiding malolactic fermentation. After fermentation the wine is left in contact with its lees for 40 days adding density.
Bottling Date: 20th April 2016.
Pairing: Creamy rice with squid, carabinero prawns and crispy pancetta; Grilled scallops, mashed potatoes with truffles; Garinated partridge with duck pate with pepper; Cold Tomato, avocado and mint soup with smoked eel.
Serving Suggestion: In order to enjoy the full aromatic profile we recommend serving it cold at a temperature between 8º-9ºC (46ºF).