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Muga Aro

Muga Aro
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Muga Aro
Red wine Barrel. 18 months in French oak barrels.
  • Winery: Muga
  • Production area: D.O.Ca. Rioja
  • Variety: Tempranillo, Graciano
  • Volume: 75 cl.

Available vintages of Muga Aro

  • Muga Aro 2015
    169,53 $

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    • Parker 96
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  • Muga Aro 2015
    • Parker: 96
    • Suckling: 99
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Characteristics of Muga Aro

Aro is an excellent wine from Rioja produced by the winery Bodegas Muga. It is a modern, powerful and full-bodied wine which counts on this winery's wisdom and great tradition in the production of these classic Rioja wines.
It is the top wine of Bodegas Muga, and since it came out on the market, it has become one of the greatest modern wines from Rioja. For the production of this wine, the varieties used are Tempranillo and Graciano grapes from 60-year-old vines.
The grapes are destemmed and macerated in cold. The fermentation is conducted spontaneously and in a natural way in wooden deposits, without a control of the temperature and with indigenous yeasts, being prolonged for 2-3 weeks.
Aro is aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels from the winery's own barrel-making. Subsequently, it is kept in wooden deposits for 6 more months.
After the ageing, it is slightly clarified with fresh egg whites before being bottled.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Serve at 17ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Cold meat, Roasted red meats

Tasting notes Muga Aro

After a winter with normal temperatures and rainfall for D.O.Ca Rioja, high temperatures in spring and summer market his year, as well as the absence of rain at the most dangerous times for the vineyard. These factors led to very healthy vines, but the harvest was brought forward three weeks on average. As a result, this year was rated as a very good one in the area, with the only drawback of not reaching full ripeness. Therefore, the wines from this vintage are those typical from Rioja, with a slightly higher alcoholic strength and a good balance between acidity and ripening.
2010 was considered the perfect vintage after some very good years. An optimal growth cycle, without incidents regarding the health of the vineyards. The harvest took place during a magnificent state of the vines and with a moderate production, with good fruit setting and slow ripening. A great year with excellent ageing potential, which resulted in spicy and fruity wines, with a very good structure and acidity.
Sight It shows a beautiful cherry red colour with maroon edge. Nose In the nose, it shows spiced and toasted aromas from the barrels with subtle floral notes. Intense and clean aroma. Taste In the mouth, it is a powerful, complex and large wide. Very tasty, with plenty of ripe fruit and very powerful tannins. Long finish.  An excellent wine with a lot of character.

Ratings

  • Parker 96
  • Suckling 99
  • Decántalo 95
  • Parker 97
  • Peñin 95
  • Decántalo 93
  • Parker 95

Ratings for the vintages from D.O.Ca. Rioja

2017 Very good
2016 Very good
2015 Very good
2014 Good
2013 Good
2012 Very good
2011 Excellent
2010 Excellent
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Good
2002 Good
2001 Excellent
2000 Good
1999 Good
1998 Very good
1997 Good
1996 Very good
1995 Excellent
1994 Excellent
1993 Good
1992 Good
1991 Very good
1990 Good
1989 Good
1988 Good
1987 Very good
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Production area D.O.Ca. Rioja

Winery Muga

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.

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