Tucked away just beneath the gorgeous hilltop village of Briones in Rioja Alta, the Miguel Merino estate is making some of the most elegant wines from the area. A small and elite company with a microscopic annual production compared to the big Rioja players, Miguel Merino is focused on quality, not quantity. His style is created by blending the classic with some modern perspective on Rioja. 100% tempranillo this wine is made using a blend of some younger vines and is designed to be enjoyed earlier in in its life. Pair with lamb, steak or smoked pork.
Located in the village of Briones in Rioja Alta, Bodegas Miguel Merino offer exemplary modern Rioja wine sourced from their own Tempranillo vines planted between 1931 and 1963 at an altitude of 550 meters above sea level. The Tempranillo vines are augmented by small plots of Mazuelo and Graciano that are occasionally bottled separately. The wine is then matured in a combination of new American, French and Hungarian oak.