Murua VS 2016Bodegas Murua
Winery: Bodegas Murua
Denomination of Origin: Rioja
Varietal: 90% Tempranillo; 10% Mazuelo
Ageing: Aged 16 months in French and American oak
Format: Cork top, 750ML, Red Wine
Wine: Murua VS is from Rioja DOCa and is aged 16 months in French and American oak barrels. On the nose it is elegant and persistent, offering intense notes of red fruits such as raspberry, cherry and cassis. The typical vegetation in Murua’s plots dominates the ensemble of aromas, in particular thyme. On the palate this is a smooth wine with notes of red fruits mixed with floral aromas, waxes. A very balanced, fresh and intense wine with a finish that is sweet and long lasting.
Murua VS comes from 20-55 year old vines. The soils are mainly clay and clay-lime. Murua select soils with a good percentage of clay in order to guarantee freshness and fruitiness in their wines.