Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 292,672 strong:

Register Today!

Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 Wine Review

Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011

Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review

Price: $20.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Muriel

Agent: Wineworld Importers & Exporters Ltd

Natalie's Score: 89/100

This lovely Spanish red wine is dusty and earthy with great structure, but it's not fruity in the least. Just a faint hint of dried blackberry on this Rioja red wine. Also dried herbs and an almost chalky finish in an attractive way, though a little short. This full-bodied Spanish red wine is made from all Tempranillo. Finishes with espresso.

Food pairings: pork, game, lamb.

Plush Pork Wine

This Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 was reviewed on February 9, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2015  2014  2013  2008  2015 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 897959
  • $21.17 
  • 35 bottles
Cedar Hill24 Add
Gorge & Tillicum9 Add
Blanshard Square2 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

From Spain's Rioja region, a Tempranillo matured 24 mos in oak, 12 mos in bottle. Aromas and stronger flavours of mature red fruit, sweet spice, tobacco, leather and fragrant rosemary. Mouth-watering acidity, silky tannins, endless elegant finish. Savour this one with rack of lamb smothered in lots of garlic and rosemary.
Tasted Jan. 2017
Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada (2011) is a full-bodied red wine with from 100% Tempranillo. The wine is blackberry jam, wood smoke and espresso coffee and dark chocolate on the palate. There is a lingering dried-herb, savoury finish on the wine. Really a WOW wine looking for a roasted garlic and rosemary leg of lamb. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Muriel Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011




Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Domaine de l'Espigouette Red Wine
Rasteau, Rhône Ac ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 292,672 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award