Muga Reserva 2019, 750ml, DOCa Rioja, Spain

70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, 7% Mazuelo and 3% Graciano. Bodegas Muga vineyards are located on the foot of the Montes Obarenses, within the area called Rioja Alta. The site climate is exceptional due to the singular geography and orientation of the vines, and the surrounding climates – Mediterranian, Atlantic and Continental climates are combined harmoniously thus creating a suitable climatic site for growing grape. Bodegas Muga owns 620 acres of vineyards but it also has control over 370 acres owned by vine growers in the area. This is the only winery left in Spain that uses only oak throughout the entire vinification process, which is very traditional and artisanal. They have their own cooperage, and import the oak directly from the US and France. Soil: Clay/Calcareous and Alluvial. Vinification: Fermentation in oak vats with indigenous yeasts. Aged for 24 months in oak casks selected from their own cooperage. before bottling the wine is fined using fresh egg whites. Once bottled the wine is rounded off in the bottle for a further minimum of twelve months in our bottle cellar.