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Characteristics of Murua Blanco Fermentado en Barrica
Murua Blanco Fermentado en Barrica is a white wine from La Rioja produced by the Murua winery. This wine is a blend of native varieties: Viura, Malvasía and Garnacha Blanca.
The strains are between 40 and 80 years old and are cultivated traditionally, as they have been for decades. The vineyards are situated in the town of Elciego, a town with a great wine-making tradition. Murua Blanco Fermentado en Barrica’s production starts with a period of fermentation in new American and French oak barrels, and after undergoing the different production processes, the wine ages with its lees for around seven months in the same barrels.
Murua was founded in 1974 and boasts 110 hectares of vineyards, spread between the town of Elciego and other neighbouring towns. The winery only works with native varieties and with very low yields, which allows each grape to express the quality of its native land with complete loyalty.
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.