murua

Cost: $21.95
Grape: 93% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano, 2% Mazuelo
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Murua
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.

A sold classic Old World style Rioja

Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with an medium+ nose. This wine features sandalwood, dried cherry, dates, cinnamon, thyme, coconut, toasted walnuts, leather and smoked hickory on the nose. Full body average with medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Needs to be decanted for an hour

Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with Chorizo-Stuff Capon with Sorrel Brown Butter.

Tasted: 18 Dec 2015

Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 439836

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