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Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004



£32.18 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

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
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Marqués de Murrieta produces this Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004 , a red wine from the region of Rioja produced with tempranillo, mazuelo and garnacha from the 2004 vintage and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2004 is the ideal red to combine with barbecue and red meat. 3,5 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 95 and peñín: 96.

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.


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.


Alcohol: 14% Vol

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The Winery

Marqués de Murrieta

Marqués de Murrieta

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.

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Deep red garnet color. Aromatically rich spicy nose with ripe cherries, plums and warm spices. Lovely dense, ripe berry fruits palate with earth, spice and blackberry fruit, as well as some subtle green notes adding freshness. Lovely density and freshness as well as some richer spicy notes.
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Xtrawine UK
Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay 2007


We drank with another couple.
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.
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Mary Wilson
Marqués de Murrieta Finca Ygay Reserva 2014


Nice and pretty colour. The red smells good, like red fruit compote.The taste of Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial doesn't go away quick.
We had it with a birthday cake.
I drank it together with my sister.
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Laureen Thomas
Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2010

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