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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MARQUÉS DE MURRIETA
Very deep intense purple colour. Gently cedary, warm ripe plum-sandalwood-tinged nose. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, harmonious, mouthfilling, intense, ripe, plummy, red berry flavours with a lingering, rather cedary, somewhat spicy, fairly high acid, sandalwood-tinged finish. This blend of 77% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, 8% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L220411462 on the capsule. Better than the 2010 which appeared in Vintages (**/**+) with 88.5-points on February 20, 2016 at $27.95 and was Recommended. CSPC 209148
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Rog Com
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating ***(91 points)
Ripe, Mature, Cedary
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Terrific aromas of currants, berries, cinnamon and perfume. Full body, ultra-fine tannins and a dense palate. Superb length and refinement. Compact. Super length. Superb quality considering the price. More delicate and refined than the 2010. Precise. Drink or hold. Score - 95 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, Dec. 2016) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 10, 2017
Cases bought 378 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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