White

2009 Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Capellanía

Viura

  • Spain
  • La Rioja
  • Rioja
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Community Tasting Notes 15

  • bsouligny Likes this wine: (95 points)

    May 30, 2017 - Malade nez complexe d ananas cuits,noix de coc,sirop aux bananes,glycerine,bonbons au beurre,vanille,noix et croissants au beurre,en bouche c est sec, tres bonne acidité et en meme temps un peu gras ,minéralité presente,on retrouve aussi étrangement des tannins...belle finale legerement assechant sur la pomme ou carambole pas mure avec une petite note de noix.wow

  • bacchus of knockholt wrote: (85 points)

    February 26, 2017 - Peachy colour, marzipan and almond nose. Quite ripe pear and apricot, medium body, stony fruit. A ripe style and a very well made wine but not my cup of tea so hence the score.

  • rmalloy Likes this wine: (91 points)

    December 25, 2016 - Tasted blind. A core of candle wax and custard (not sweet) with lemony brightness and a touch of oak. Pretty simple, but I’m a sucker for white wines that taste like this. They strike me as noble and elegant.

    Guess the wine: Really, the viura-based Riojas of traditional winemakers like R. Lopez de Heredia are the only wines I’ve ever tasted like this. I could also imagine a dry semillon tasting like this. As for age, it tastes quite old to me, and my guess is that it’s 10 years old.

    Rating: 91.

  • Yorgos wrote: (88 points)

    July 10, 2016 - Medium goldish. Oxidative character with nutty and honey aspects and oak of excellent quality. Layered in the mouth, lighter than what you would expect, round with medium acidity and finish. Not to everyone's taste for sure.

  • maxima wrote: (87 points)

    January 6, 2016 - Pas certain d'apprécier tout ces notes oxydatives et rancio, je préfère le Gravonia qui semble plus équilibré dans ce style.
    Nez sur le bois et le rancio, noisettes grillés et amande fumée...ça prend toute le place je trouve.
    En bouche aussi les noisettes reviennent, un peu de citrons aussi, boisé assez appuyé, finale sur la fumée!

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White
  • Producer Marqués de Murrieta
  • Varietal Viura
  • Designation Capellanía
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region La Rioja
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Rioja
  • UPC Code 8411509098108

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  • Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
  • In Cellars 53 (52%)
  • Consumed 48 (47%)

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