De Muller Legítum is a red wine from the Priorat D.O region. It is produced my De Muller, a winery that was founded in 1851 by Don Augusto de Muller and Ruinart de Brimont.
This wine is a blend of 4 grape varieties, Garnacha Tinta (60%), Merlot (20%), Syrah (10%) and Cariñena (10%), which are grown on trellises in vinyards that have a harder soil. The vineyards are situated in the the valle de río Siurana, which lies in Priorat.
The local climate is mediterranean which is characterised by strong changes in temperature between night and day. The cold winds from the north help with the maturing of the grapes.
As for production, the selected grapes are moved to site in order to begin vinification. Fermentation and maceration takes place at 25-28ºC. Maloatic fermentation is then undergone in stainless Steel tanks.
After fermentation, the wine is aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels.