Wine Marques de Murrieta, La Comtesse de Pazo Barrantes, 2010
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Wine brilliant straw-yellow color.
The taste of wine is full, harmonious, velvety, with soft creamy texture and balanced acidity. Fruit, citrus and mineral notes give the wine personality and the subtle nuances of nutmeg, almond and vanilla add complexity. The finish is long, persistent, with herbaceous and fruity notes.
The aroma of wine is incredibly complex, rich and elegant. Its bouquet of ripe fruit notes of apricot, peach, mandarin, apples and pears harmoniously intertwined with the fragrance of white flowers, vanilla, toffee and honey. Subtle mineral and balsamic nuances underlies the entire aromatic composition.
Wine will be a good pair of crab, lobster, sushi, grilled fish, oriental dishes, white meat, stuffed poultry, cheeses.
To Komtes De Paso Barrantes, 2010 - at the same time complex and sophisticated white wine made from grapes Albariño (100%). Due to the long aging in oak barrels, the wine wins rich aroma and unusually harmonious, balanced taste, with hints of exotic fruits, flowers and spices. This magnificent wine is dedicated to the Countess La Comtesse Creixell - mother CEO Vicente Creixell, who dedicated her life to children.
Grapes for wine harvested from old vines grown in the vineyard Chacheyro in the Salnés Valley, on the southern outskirts of the Rioja Alta. Soft, cool Atlantic climate region with abundant rainfall is about 1500-1800 mm per year, is the best suited for growing the variety Albariño. Soil of the vineyard is mainly sandy and shallow, with fine drainage capacity. Crop is harvested by hand in small boxes, starting from September 14, and immediately delivered to the winery. After desteblirovaniya grapes lends itself to soft, slow pressing, to maximize the recovery of elegant aromas. Fermentation of wort is carried out in 3000 liter wooden vats of French oak grown in the region Allier for 50 days at a controlled temperature of 10 ° C. Then the wine is aged 3 months on fine lees with occasional stirring. After fermentation, the wine still spends 12 months in the same wooden vats. Bottling wine La Comtesse de Pazo Barrantes, 2010 was held on 9 March 2012, after which it has matured 12 months in cool cellars Marques de Murreta. Vintage 2010 released a very limited edition, is only 3663 bottles. Because of its complexity, it is recommended to decant the wine for some time prior to the filing. Ageing potential of wine is 6-8 years.
Today the family business operates an ambitious and dynamic young Count Vicente Dalmau Cebrian-Sagarriga, Earl Creixell. Father Earl bought the winery in 1983, investing a lot of money there to revitalize the business. After the untimely death of his in 1996, the company moved to Vincent. In his 25 years with the confidence he went to work, got a new team and began to create a modern, elegant wine with its own unique style. Thus began the "new era" in the history of the brand Marques de Murrieta, whose basic philosophy is to strive for quality and excellence through tradition and innovation.
Winery company located in the southern part of the Rioja Alta, here is a beautiful and unique manor Ygay Canaja vineyard area of 300 hectares. Eighty percent of the area of vineyards planted with varieties Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo and Viura (Macabeo), as well as a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon. Own vineyard winery ensures complete control over the quality of the harvested crop and is the key to the unique style of wine Marques de Murrieta. In the old cellar of the winery, dating from the 1872 year, the best wines are aged in 225-liter oak barrels under the strict supervision of the winemaker Maria Vargas. Under her leadership, created such great red wines of Rioja as Marques de Murrieta Reserva, Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva, Dalmau and two white wines Capellania Reserva and Albarino Pazo Barrantes.