Light pink color full of life and elegant. Fruity and fresh with an amazing complexity.
Own vineyards: Marqués 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.
Alcohol content: 13,5% Vol.
Manual Harvest: 13th October 2018.
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 10ºC (50ºF), avoiding malolactic fermentation. After fermentation the wine is left in contact with its lees for 40 days adding density.
Bottling Date: 9th April 2019.
Number of bottles: 6.625 bottles (0,75l).
Pairing: Pickled herring, sour cream and tear peas; carnaroli creamy rice, Primer Rosé steamed clams and borage herbs; strawberry and pink tomato cold soup, foie and grated redberries; razor-shells tartare, asparagus spears with orange olive and soy.
Serving Suggestion: In order to enjoy the full aromatic profile we recommend serving it cold at a temperature between 11°-12°C (52-54°F).
James Suckling (USA): 93 points.
Tim Atkin (UK): 92 points.
Guía Peñín (SPAIN): 91 points.
Robert Parker (USA): 91 points.