Muga Barrel Fermented White 2011, Doca Rioja
A blend of 90% Viura and 10% Malvasia, this wine is given a slow fermentation in new French oak barrels, plus a further three months resting on its lees. The resulting wine is rich, impeccably balanced and concentrated. Cellar it 2-3 years or enjoy it tonight with planked salmon.
Critic Reviews (4)
Community Reviews (3)
Tasted like an incredibly tasty chardonnay. Apple, citrus, smoke, and nutty notes on the nose. These replay on the palate with lovely minerality and refreshing acidity. As others have noted, the oak is quite prominent, but it's very well integrated, providing the right amount of depth to go along with the fruit. Kicking myself for not grabbing 3 of these when I had the chance. Tasted May 2013.
Tasted oaky, with a hint of starfruit and star anise. Like oaked chardonnay but without the butter.