Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2009, Rioja DOCa, Spain
PRESS: Wine Advocate - 96 points. "It has good depth and concentration, still young and lively with fine tannins and a backbone of freshness that lifts it up. It will develop for a very long time in bottle. This is a great classical Rioja for the long haul."
Producer: Marques de Murrieta
Region/Appellation: Rioja Alta
Country Hierarchy: Rioja, Spain
Grape/Blend: Rioja Red Blend (81% Tempranillo, 19% Mazuelo)
Food Suggestion: All kinds of red meats, game, ibericos and cured cheeses
Wine Style: Red - Savory and Classic
Alcohol Content: 14%
The nose exhibits an aromatic intensity full of bright red fruits, floral notes, truffles, and incense, spicy touches. The wine is full bodied with a satin soft mouth feel. A Gran Reserva that shows strength, an elegant bouquet, fruity intensity and impeccable balance.