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Muga 2009 Rioja Reserva

Purplish-red with an even robe and barely translucent. On the nose it is a harvest which can easily be recognized for the significant difference in its fruit characteristics compared to previous vintages. More of the fruit with pips tan of fruit with stones, accompanied by perfectly ripe red berries. This is all underpinned by hints of mainly white flowers (this is not a normal characteristic of Muga crianza/reserva vines), and a very full spectrum of oaky spices without any one of them clearly dominating. The aromas conclude with subtle hints of toasting and leather. In the retro-olfaction the same descriptors can be used but the toasted nuances and leather tones gain in importance. The attack is surprisingly pleasant if we remember that this wine does not usually become rounded until it is 4-5 years old. We can find soft tannins with no sharp edges. It has a good, very long finish. This is a wine packed with character and with an evolution which recalls the magnificent 2005 vintage.

 Producer Muga
 Region Rioja
 Country Spain
 Varietals Tempranillo
 Alcohol 14% alc/vol
 Vintage 2009

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Haro, La Rioja, Spain Haro, La Rioja, Spain

Bodegas Muga is located in the historical Barrio de La Estación (railway station district) in Haro. The facilities are two centuries old, built mainly of stone and oak. In our wines you find both tradition and modernity side by side. They are an exact reflection of very specific climatic and geographic...

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