About Us | Contact Us | Shipping Info | Shopping Cart | My Account  
CT WINE AUTHORITY.
Wine. Spirits. Beer. Best Sellers. events.
 
   
Search.
Advanced Search  
Country/Regions.
Grape Varietals.
Newsletter.
Store Locations.
Friends of CT Wine Authority.

 

Marques de Murrieta Rioja Reserva 750ML 2011
Sku: 15533
93% Tempranillo, 4% Mazuelo, 2% Graciano, 1% Garnacha Tinta.
Product Rating
Product Information
Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Grape Varietal: Graciano,Grenache,Mazuelo,Tempranillo
Type: Still wine
Classification: Doca
Reg. $22.99
Buy Marques de Murrieta Rioja Reserva
* mixed case price $20.69/bottle
James Suckling: 94 points. “Fabulous aromas of crushed berry and dark fruits with walnuts, hazelnuts, and ginger. Cinnamon and honey melon too. Full-bodied, very tight and firm. Linear backbone of fruit and tannins. Very long and racy. 22 months in American oak (six months new and then racked into used). Beautiful now but needs another two or three years to soften. A triumph.”

Wine Advocate – Robert Parker: 93 points. There is gob-smacking precision and elegance here. It’s a pure wine with no oak that is super harmonious, floral and fragrant. I simply fell in love with the nose. Now onto the palate. The entry is really fluid, and then it explodes in your mouth, filling it along a thread of fine acidity making it long and tasty. It has the same astonishing purity and harmony, focus and precision found in the nose. This has to be the best Reserva from Murrieta in recent times. Bravo! One million bottles produced, but all the wine is one single lot and all the bottles you can find are exactly the same just they are bottled continuously for four months. Mind boggling quality for the price asked.– Luis Gutierrez

93% Tempranillo, 4% Mazuelo, 2% Graciano, 1% Garnacha Tinta.
Food pairing
Red meats, Iberian ham, grilled fish, stews, etc.

Producer
Marques de Murrieta is named after Luciano de Murrieta, one of the founding fathers of modern Rioja winemaking, who established the estate in 1852 in the world renowned Rioja region of Spain. Today V. Dalmau Cebrian-Sagarriga, Count of Creixell, leads the family-owned company. With a vision of innovation and respect for tradition, Marques de Murrieta is rooted in strong, historical fundamentals that shape the vision and philosophy of this iconic Spanish brand. The winery is settled near the southern tip of the Rioja Alta in the middle of the beautiful Ygay Estate, a unique 300 hectare vineyard that guarantees complete control over the grape source of the wines and is the key to the quality and style of Marques de Murrieta wines.


 
 

*Save 10% when you buy 12 or more bottles of wine.
750ML only, excluding items at the state minimum price.

Copyright © 2016. All Rights Reserved - CT Wine Authority