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“Best winery visit ever ”

Marques de Murrieta
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Logrono
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Marques de Murrieta is an older than 160 years-old winery where the deep respect for the history and the tradition finds a perfect balance with the focus on the future. Its origin dates from 1852 when Luciano Murrieta y Garcia -Lemoine produces the first fine wine from Rioja and is the first one to export it. He acquires the Ygay Estate and builds his emblematic Ygay Castle. In 1983 Vicente Cebrian Sagarriga, tenth Count of Creixell, takes over the project and after his death in 1996, his children, who are currently responsible of such an ambitious and endearing family business that they strengthen day after day with its presence in the different continents. The uniqueness and quality of the Marques de Murrieta wines is determined, to a great extent, by the singular caracter of the Ygay Estate, 300 hectares of own vineyards located around the winery, which allow the absolute control of the raw material. Located in the south of Rioja Alta, it enjoys a privileged continental climate tempered in the north by the Sierra de Cantabria Mountains. The grape varieties cultivated are five reds (tempranillo, garnacha, mazuelo, graciano and cabernet sauvignon) and the white viura.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

First at all, thank you Sara for being such a knowledgeable and helpful guide. From the first instance we arrived to the end every single detail was taking care of in such a nice way. Beautiful place!!!! My husband and I enjoyed the gourmet degustación menu and it was an amazing experience. Loved all the wines, bringing some home in the USA.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Private visits to the winery including lunch. The winery is beautiful and very well maintain. The wines are some of the best Rioja has to offer. We included a gourmet lunch paired with the wines that was excellent. Overall one of the best winery experiences ever.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I knew this was going to be something special when the tour guide Natalie introduced us to Murrieta standing outside in front of beautiful green lawn surrounded by lavender with 4 workmen attending the gardening. The tour of vineyards and winery was informative and well paced. There is history and wine making philosophy and a magnificent cellar. I opted for the haute cuisine option with a tasting of 3 wines. The food was some of the best I have had in Spain and prepared so as to match the wine. A very pleasant way to spend 3.5 hours.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The updates to this founding winery in Rioja make this a must for wine lovers. The whole site has been loving restored and extended to create the best experience in Rioja plus the opportunity to taste outstanding wines. Bravo to the whole team

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Great venue and tasting. Very knowledgeable guide with great passion.
Fantastic tour. The wines for tasting superb.
Have to buy the Murrieta in the uk.

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MarquesdeMurrieta, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Marques de Murrieta, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much. We are glad you like it!

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