Muga Rioja Reserva Selección Especial 2018
This wine is made from Tempranillo, Grenache, Mazuelo (Carignan) and Graciano grown on clay-limestone terraces from the Tertiary era, located on the slopes of Montes Obarenes and Sierra Cantabria.
After fermentation with indigenous yeasts in oak vats, the wine is Aged for 26 months, in new French oak barrels made at Muga's own cooperage. The wine is fined with fresh egg whites, bottled and then remains in cellar for at least 18 months for further ageing.
The wine is a deep black cherry colour in the glass. The nose is complex, with aromas of dark fruits and hints of cedar wood, scrub and spice.
The palate is elegant and harmonious with more red fruits than the nose with lovely integration of acid and tannin.
Food pairing This wine will go well with red meats, lamb and all types of game dishes.