Top 100 wines of Murcie
Discover the top 100 best wines of Murcie as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Murcie and the best vintages to taste in this region.
Murcia is one of the smallest and least known regions in Spain. Nestled in the extreme Southeast of the country, it is bordered by Andalusia to the west, Castilla-La Mancha to the North, Valencia to the east and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. This small administrative region consists of a single province and an administrative centre that share the same name. As far as wine is concerned, Murcia has three designations of origin.
These are Yecla, in the northern corner, Jumilla, immediately to the south, and Bullas, whose area covers much of the western half of the province. For each DO, and for the region in general, the classic wine is a robust, Fruity red based on Monastrell. In the eastern Part of the region there are also two PGI level areas, Abanilla VT and Campo de Cartagena VT. Wines from outside these DO or VT areas, or that do not comply with DO regulations, may be classified in the Murcia VT regional area.
This is a very old variety that is still very present in Spain, and can also be found in Portugal, but is practically unknown in France. It is registered in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties list A.
wines from the region of Murcie go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of fondue bourguignonne and accompanying sauces, lamb shoulder confit or duck confit (canned).
On the nose in the region of Murcie often reveals types of flavors of cherry, toffee or fig and sometimes also flavors of new leather, underbrush or roasted meat. In the mouth in the region of Murcie is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
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