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Characteristics of M de Murua Reserva
M de Murua Reserva is a red wine from the D.O. La Rioja produced by the Murua winery. This wine is a blend of two different varieties; Tempranillo and Graciano.
The grapes used to produce this wine come from 4 separate vineyards of different ages: Caralciego and Las Yecas, both around 70 years old; Las Cruces, almost 100 years old; and Velasquillo, over 60 years old.
After the harvest has been carried out, the vinification process begins with fermentation and controlled temperatures between 28º and 30º. Following this, malolactic fermentation is carried out in oak barrels, where the wine is then finally aged.
M de Murua Reserva is aged for 14 months in French, American and Caucasian oak barrels before refining in the bottle.
Murua is situated in the locality of Elciego, a town that boasts one of spains greatest viticultural heritages. The winery is home to 2,000 barrels, mainly French and American oak, which are renewed after 3 years at the latest.
La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates. From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.
Murua is a clear example of the philosophy behind the Winery and Vineyards Masaveu House. Classic reference in the Rioja Alavesa personality based on using only grapes from its own vineyards occupy 110 hectares in Elciego and its region. Planted on terraces Arzillo-calcareous soil, its cultivation is allowing the recovery of the wines for centuries have given the most prestigious in the area, but applying the latest advances in technology. Depending on the quality of the harvest, 250,000 bottles is the average production Murua, whose limit is determined by the careful selection of fruit and careful craftsmanship that characterizes the whole process of making their wines. Smoothness, body and absolute respect for the flavors of his sweep, their goals are.