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Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005

75cl

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£58.41 (Approximate price)

Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2005 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Marqués de Murrieta
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Carignan, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
The winery Marqués de Murrieta elaborates this Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 , a red wine from Rioja based on the best tempranillo, mazuelo, garnacha and carignan from 2005 and shows an alcoholic content of 14%. The Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 is the ideal red to combine with barbecue and red meat. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points and has also robert parker: 96, wine spectator: 94 and peñín: 95.

Elaboration of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005

Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 (Carignan, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 is colored cherry, garnet rim.
  • Nose: toasty, spicy, candied fruit, wet leather.
  • Boca: Boca tasty, spicy, ripe fruit, good acidity, fine tannins.

DEGREE OF ALCOHOL: 14%

PAIRING: Sausages, Grilled red meats, Roasted red meats, Semi-mature Cheese, Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, Red meat with sauce

TEMPERATURE: 18 ° C

PREPARATION:. Harvested in mid-October, the grapes are de-stemmed and gently squeeze. Then the grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks with temperature control. The maceration lasts approximately 11 days during which work is performed daily pumping over and punching down to favor the contact of the must with the skins and cause a slow, natural aromas and polyphenols extraction. Rest for 30 months in American oak barrels of 225 liters, which is a minimum of 10 months in new oak barrels. Rest in bottle a minimum of 36 months.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Carignan

CELLAR: Marqués de Murrieta

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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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Reviews of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005

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4 /5

Körsbärsröd färg. Aromer av stuvade röda frukter, med inslag av grön paprika.Jag gillade surhetsgraden.
Det passade inte till vår meny.
Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial är ett vin som liknar Marqués de Murrieta.
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Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2005

4 /5

Jag noterade en stark färg. Aromer av ek.Jag gillade smaken av björnbär hos denna Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay.
Det gick bra till middagen.
Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay är ett vin som liknar Marqués de Murrieta.
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Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay 2005

4 /5

Den var god til forretten. Vi brødrene drakk den på en gjenforening.
Den klareste Rioja. Aromaer av lær og tobakk. Man merker syrligheten i Marqués de Murrieta, veldig bra.
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Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2005

Reviews of other vintages of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005200720142010

4/5

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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Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay 2007

4/5

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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Marqués de Murrieta Finca Ygay Reserva 2014

4/5

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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Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2010

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