Congrats to the Denver Broncos! Amazing season and a tremendous show by the Defense. We also have a couple announcements to celebrate!
First, tomorrow night we will have Juan Muga owner & winemaker of Bodegas Muga in store. He will be joining us for our ‘why not wednesday’ tasting from 5-7pm and will sign a couple bottles! Second, we are targeting Wednesday February 24th to unveil our expansion! We are overwhelmed with excitement and cant wait to show off what we have been working on behind the curtain.
The Muga wine cellars were founded in 1932 by Isaac Muga Martínez who originated from a family with strong ties to the winemaking industry. On the death of the founder in 1969, his children Manuel, Isabel and Isaac Muga Caño took over the reins. Two years later in 1971, they moved their headquarters to their present location in the traditional Station District on the outskirts of Haro. Bodegas Muga has continued to grow as the years have passed but it has never lost the spirit or aptitude of a family-run company.
The winery controls every step of the viticultural and vinification process from the vineyards to making their own barrels and fermenting and aging the wine entirely in oak. Muga is one of only six estates in the world that owns its own cooperage and they import the oak directly from the United States and France. Bodegas Muga is one of the oldest, most elegant and traditional Rioja producers.
About 2006 Prado Enea:
James Suckling 98 points- “This is amazing traditional Rioja with a complexity and beauty of ripe fruit and long aging. Unique. Full body, ultra-fine tannins, tobacco, vanilla, plums and prunes. It lasts for minutes on the palate. Three years aged in oak and three years in bottle. 80% tempranillo with the rest of the classic varieties. All from high altitude vineyards.”
Things to remember
- “Why Not Wednesday” – Wednesday’s 5-7pm
- Beer & spirit focused tasting – Saturday’s 2-7pm
- Expansion Opening Wednesday February 24th
- Monthly Wine Share – Sign up by the 25th and pick up the first Saturday of the month