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Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Reserva 1978

External Review by Astor Wines & Spirits:

From the celebrated Spainsh estate, known for its strict adherence to traditional methods, this is an austere tempranillo that spent a remarkable 216 months (or18 years, but who's counting?) in barrel before bottling. The wine from a near-perfect vintage, evidently had enough substance to cope with the extended ageing. One finds a deep vibrant core with a faded rim in the glass, a nose with slightly volatile aromatics, and amazing complexity - wild and savage tamed by mature, dried flowers. A broad palate, deep an plush, smooth tannins and ageworthy acidity.

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External Reviews for Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Reserva

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
05/26/2011

From the celebrated Spainsh estate, known for its strict adherence to traditional methods, this is an austere tempranillo that spent a remarkable 216 months (or18 years, but who's counting?) in barrel before bottling. The wine from a near-perfect vintage, evidently had enough substance to cope with the extended ageing. One finds a deep vibrant core with a faded rim in the glass, a nose with slightly volatile aromatics, and amazing complexity - wild and savage tamed by mature, dried flowers. A broad palate, deep an plush, smooth tannins and ageworthy acidity.




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