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Characteristics of Marqués de Murrieta Primer Rosé
Marqués de Murrieta Primer Rose is a rosé wine from the DO. Rioja produced by the Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta winery, situated in Logroño, La Rioja.
Marqués de Murrieta is a classic Riojan winery which boasts over 160 years of experience in viticulture. It’s founder travelled to Bordeaux where they learned the techniques of winemaking, and later moved to La Rioja with his new found knowledge, building a French style Châteaux at the Ygay estate.
This is a rosé wine, made exclusively with Mazuelo grapes taken from the Ygay estate. The winemaking process is carried out following traditional methods, following the saignée method. The juice ferments in stainless steel tanks and is aged with its lees for 40 days.
Marqués de Murrieta Primer Rose is in limited production, with only 5000 bottles produced. This wine looks to please those who enjoy the classic rosé wines from La Rioja, but is a slightly renovated twist.
Serve at 8ºC
Fish rices, Blue fish, Rice with meat, White fish in sauce, Grilled white fish, Aperitif
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.
There are numerous wineries across Spain steeped in such History that you could write books about them. With over 150 years of history behind it, this is certainly the case for Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta, one of the most emblematic of Spain, which has revolutionised Riojan wine in the modern era and pioneered exports to the Americas while still following the principles of honesty and quality.