2021 Bodegas Muga Blanco Fermentado en Barrica

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Type of Wine White
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Winery Bodegas Muga
Year 2021
Grape Malvasia Viura
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2022 - 2026
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Founded in Rioja in 1936, Muga has a range in which the Rioja and the vineyards are well represented in all its aspects and price range. The Muga Blanco Fermentado en Barrica (Barrel Fermented Blanco) is a blend of the white grapes from Rioja - the Viura & Malvasía which are fermented in oak barrels (usually from Nevers in France and from Hungary) where it matures and in contact with the fine dregs until about February (4-5 months in total). This wine has an extremely low pH, 3.05, which is responsible for its clarity and bright, pale colour. The Muga Blanco FB is subtle and elegant, with some minerality, white flowers and fruit. The taste is soft, with good integrated acidity and very clean. The white Rioja is currently breaking through more and more with beautiful and especially very elegant white wines. Sierra Cantabria, Murrieta, Remirez de Ganuza have certainly been the forerunners in this.

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Type of Wine White
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Winery Bodegas Muga
Grape Malvasia, Viura
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Year 2021
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2026
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
James Suckling rating 92
Tasting Profiles Aromatic, Dry, Fresh, Fruity, Tense, White fruit
Drink moments Borrelen, Cadeau!, Met vrienden, Summer party, Terras, Voor alledag
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