Bodegas Muga Rosado Garnacha Viura Tempranillo
$167.37 / case(12)
Vinification after macerating for 12 hours the wine ferments for 15-20 days in small wooden vats at 16-18ºc. We keep it on the fine lees and work it for 3 months in order to heighten and enhance its sensory qualities. Then it is stabilised by cooling filtered and bottled. Tasting notes. In the valley we use the slopes of the obarenes mountains to grow the garnacha grapes used in our reds. They are vineyards which ripen well due to the exposure to the sun but in the case of the rosado we prefer to plant on the other side furthest away from the sun with fresher air which helps us to preserve the notes of fresh sharp fruit. A very light bright colour mainly pale orange-tinged salmon pink. In this harvest we see a return to very fresh acidic fruit which dominates the whole sensory profile of the wine. On the nose a complex aroma of white-fleshed fruit with stones. In the aftertaste the olfactory notes are transformed into something finer and more complex in which as,,wine~rioja~spain~~rioja~family:bodegas muga,2018,y,pink,n 996,061550310010,1bodegas muga reserva rioja red blend tempranillo garnacha mazuelo [spain],750ml,6,26. 99,291. 54,12,,n,soil terraces of chalky-clay tertiary period soil. Fermentation fermentation with indigenous yeast in oak vats. Aged for 24 months in casks made from selected oak from our own coopers’ workshop. Before bottling the wine is fined using fresh egg whites. Once in the bottle it undergoes a minimum period of twelve months in our cellar to become rounded and polished. Tasting notes we find slightly lower colour intensity with a more marked cherry-red component than in other vintages with perfect transition to the heart of the glass. The biggest influence of the vintage can be found in the aromatic profile. For the first time in many years the sharp notes of ripe fruit are overtaken by a red-berried fruit component accompanied at almost the same level by a wide spectrum of white blossom descriptors. It has a fresh mouth-feel almost giving the impression of having mentholated nuances with a presence of ac
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