|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2004 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Winery:||Marqués de Murrieta|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Garnacha, Mazuelo, Tempranillo|
Elaboration of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004
Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004 (Garnacha, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
- View: Ruby red colour with hints of good layer in garnet-brick edging.
- Nose: Good aromatic intensity, with classic notes of reduction, which are developing a series marked by memories aromatic spices and balsamic and roasted notes of bergamot.
- Taste: Tasty, elegant and expressive mouth, with good acidity and fruit balance. Enjoy rounded and smooth tannins, and a long finish in which reappear balsamic and toast.
DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: Rioja
VINEYARD: Marqués de Murrieta
Grapes: Tempranillo, Carignan
AGEING: 29 months in American oak barrels of 225 L. of which at least 10 were in new oak barrels, and a minimum of 3 years in bottle before going to market.
METHOD: The clusters are stripped and squeezed gently. Then the grapes ferment in stainless steel tanks with temperature control.The tank filling lasts approximately 11-15 days during which work is performed daily "traced" and "bazuqueo" to promote the contact of must with the skins and cause a slow and natural extraction of aromas and polyphenols.
MATCHING WINE: Appetizers, chorizo, cheese Torta del Casar, barbecued meats, red meat, ham and sausages, Iberian pork loin.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-19 ° C
Alcohol: 14% Vol
How to serve
Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta is a family company with long tradition in Rioja. A project based at the junction of the wines with the familiar look. Its history dates back to 1852 with Luciano de Murrieta.More about the Winery
The sommelier's review
Reviews of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004
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A red Bordeaux Garnacha. Smelling it, I noticed the aromas of blackberries. Very light.
We had it while we waited for the meal, with appetizers.
Marqués de Murrieta Finca Ygay Reserva 2014
We had it with a birthday cake.
I drank it together with my sister.