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Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2010 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%
Ageing: Gran Reserva
Tim Atkin Score: 96
James Suckling Score: 99
Marqués de Murrieta produces this Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010 (£166.50), a red wine from the region of Rioja that is based on 2010 tempranillo, mazuelo and garnacha and has an alcoholic content of 14%. The Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010 is the ideal red to combine with hake and birds. 3,5 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 97, wine spectator: 96 and peñín: 95.

Description of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010

Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010 (Garnacha, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)


  • View: cherry vivid color.
  • Nose: aromatic intensity that is charming for its red fruits, truffle, floral notes and hints of spice incense is perceived.
  • Mouth: The palate is perceived is a touch of satiny texture. fruit intensity, impeccable balance and a very elegant bouquet.

APPELLATION: Rioja (La Rioja, Spain).

VINEYARD: Marqués de Murrieta.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Mazuelo.

AGEING: The Tempranillo stays for 26 months in American oak barrels of 225 liters and Mazuelo 26 months in French oak.

PREPARATION: To make this wine the grapes are de-stemmed and gently squeeze. Fermentation of grapes is performed separately in stainless steel tanks, during which the temperature is controlled. The incubation is carried out for 11 days, in which continuous work of pumping and bazuqueos are performed, in order to favor the contact of the wort with the skins, and produce a slow and natural extraction of aromas and polyphenols.

WINE PAIRING: Ideal to pair with robadallo pochado, a squab confit, suckling pig oven or beef tenderloin.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 ° C


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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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Reviews of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010


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Sin lugar a duda un gran vino.
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4 /5

Jag kan inte tänka mig att dricka denna Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2010 ensam.
Ogenomskinligt rödvin. Den hade en god smak av bär. Marqués de Murrieta var fräsch och hade en mild smak.
Det var kulmen av middagen.
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Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2010

4 /5

Vou prova-lo outra vez na próxima degustação.
A olho tem uma cor intensa. Aromas principais de café e madeira. O sabor do Marqués de Murrieta era a madeira.
Acompanhei-o com caras de bacalhau. Muito bem.
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Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Grand Reserva Especial 2010

Reviews of other vintages of Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2010020070201402009


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


To enjoy between meals. Perfect wine to share with friends.
Red ruby colour with reddish brown edges. Concentrated aroma of red fruit jam. It tastes a lot like toasts, very nice.
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Paul Wing
Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial Cosecha 2009

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