Muga Torre Muga

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Muga Torre Muga

  • Varietals: 75% Tempranillo, 15% Mazuelo, 10% Graciano

  • Vineyards: El Estepal, La Loma, Baltracones, La Loma Alta, and Sajazarra, planted between 1926-1976 and located in Barrio de la Estación, Haro, Rioja Alta. Traditional viticulture of Rioja Alta. Proprietary head trained and trellised vineyards planted in high altitude areas of Rioja Alta. Organic, uncertified. The grapes for Torre Muga are selected from the coolest climate growing regions in Rioja Alta. These zones, near the Oja-Tiron rivers, are the last to fully ripen in Rioja Alta.

  • Soils: Calcareous clay and alluvial.

  • Winemaking: The grapes are sorted extensively at the winery and undergo indigenous yeast fermentation in open top oak fermenters that are produced at the winery. The wine is transferred to French oak barrels following the primary fermentation. The wine spends 24 months in French oak, 18 of which are in 225L barriques produced at the winery. The other six months are spent in large oak vats produced at the winery.