Muga Selección Especial Reserva 2016


Producer: Bodegas Muga
Region: Rioja, Spain
Varietal: Tempranillo, Garnacha Tintorera, Mazuelo, Graciano
Vintage: 2016
Format: 0,75L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Temperature: 16°C
Robert Parker: 94 Points
James Suckling: 96 Points

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James Suckling: “The balance and purity to this wine is really impressive with blackberries, black truffles and dark fruit. Wet earth. Full body. Tight and compact. Structured, long and powerful. Superb length. Compressed and polished texture.” 96 Points

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: “The very perfumed, expressive and floral 2015 Selección Especial is a lot fresher than the stereotype of the vintage I had before I tasted 2015 widely. It’s a year that has turned out fresher than what the weather during the growing season pointed at. It was a dry and warm year, but the wines have very good freshness, which in this case feels exceptional. My first surprise was how aromatic and open the wine is for such a young age, with aromas of lavender and other Mediterranean herbs jumping from the glass. I expected that from the 2016s, but I thought the 2015 was going to be more closed and reticent. The palate is medium to full-bodied with fine-grained tannins, balanced, fresh and very clean. This combines energy and elegance with classical Rioja character.” 94 Points

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