Muga Blanco

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Muga Blanco

  • Varietals: 90% Viura, 10% Malvasia

  • Vineyards: Laderas Obarenes, located in Barrio de la Estación, Haro, Rioja Alta and planted between 1926 and 1986. Traditional Riojan viticulture that is completely sustainable and organic, although not certified. A blend of head trained and trellissed vineyards of Rioja's most traditional white varieties.

  • Soils: Calcareous clay and alluvial soils.

  • Winemaking: Eight hour maceration in pneumatic press, followed by fermentation in mostly neutral barriques, puncheons, and demi-muids. The barrels used for Muga Blanco are all coopered from French oak trees that are selected by the winemakers yearly in February. The staves are seasoned for a minimum of three years, and up to five. Aged 4 months sur lie in mostly second and third use barriques, puncheons, and demi-muids.