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2000 Muga Rioja Reserva Selección Especial (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Bodegas Muga bodegasmuga.com   details
Appellation: Rioja - Spain (DO)
Type: red
Varietal: Tempranillo
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$25.00
Description: Reserva Seleccion Especial
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: November 15, 2004 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
82 points "Coffee, plum and raisin flavors float over drying tannins in this straightforward red. It has some nice spicy accents, but lacks depth. Drink now through . 4,000 cases imported. (TM)" Best 2005-
rated: June 15, 2005 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
90 points "The 2000 Muga Reserva Seleccion Especial is an outstanding effort. Revealing damp earth, seaweed, tobacco smoke, strawberry and cherry characteristics along with a hint of wood, it is a medium-bodied, fully mature Rioja to enjoy over the next 3-4 years." Best 2005-2009
rated: August 31, 2005 , Stephen Tanzer wineaccess.com/expert/tanzer
91 points "...Sappy aromas of plum and redcurrant; less minerally than the 2001 Reserva. Fat, thick and full, but kept fresh by firm acids. A very ripe, silky, traditionally styled wine with noteworthy energy and complexity. Finishes long and sweet, with very fine tannins... "
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