2019 Marques de Murrieta Reserva Finca Ygay Methusalem (6 liter)

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alta
Winery Marques de Murrieta
Vintage 2019
Grape Garnacha Graciano Mazuelo Tempranillo
Content (Alc) 6 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2024 - 2032
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The Marques de Murrieta Finca Ygay can best be characterized as a beautiful classic red wine from the Rioja Alta, which is without a doubt the very best part of this famous Spanish wine region. The altitude provides coolness and a good difference between day and night temperatures and this is an important element that gives a wine its refinement and elegance. Marqués de Murrieta is one of the oldest wineries in the Rioja and is a winery with a 'burgundy injection'

The 2019 Marques de Murrieta Finca Ygay is a blend of 87% Tempranillo, 6% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo and 2% Garnacha. coming from the great year 2019. The wine has matured for 24 months in new oak (barriques of 225 liters) and has then had at least another 12 months of bottle aging. In the glass, the Marques de Murrieta Reserva is an intense, deep cherry red and sparkles in the glass. In the nose fresh and fresh aromas of ripe red fruit, spicy, a bit of leather, spicy and wood notes. On the palate, the Murrieta Reserva is powerful with a good balance between the ripe fruit and the wood tones. Powerful tannins. Elegant and full bodied with everything perfectly balanced. It is not surprising that all wine critics give this wine high ratings year after year, often even in the highest class of 95+/100. This version is a 6 liter Methusalem in an original wooden box (OWC).

Guía Proensa - 97 points
Guía ABC - 96 points
James Suckling - 96 points
Tim Atkin - 96 points
Guía Gourmets - 96 points

All vineyards of Finca Ygay (Marqués de Murrieta), together approximately 300 hectares, are located near the bodega and are owned by the family. The now completely renovated Castillo Ygay is the headquarters of Marqués de Murrieta. Finca Ygay has significant differences in soil. The altitude of the vineyards varies from 300 to 500 m and the area falls under Rioja Alta. These differences in soil conditions give Murrieta the opportunity to produce varied wines. Due to its relatively cool location, this area is ideal for the production of the most refined wines. Read more about this famous house under the tab: Winery and click here for a beautiful video impression of Marques de Murrieta.

FACT: In the Tab: Appendix you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send it to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is stored in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will often receive a nice discount. You will see your discount immediately when you choose Collect in the Checkout page. We are almost next to the Rijksweg with plenty of parking. Click here for our address.

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Type of Wine Red
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Appellation Rioja Alta
Winery Marques de Murrieta
Grape Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Tempranillo
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2019
Drinking as of 2024
Drinking till 2032
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 6 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 93
James Suckling rating 96
Tasting Profiles Earthy, Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard, Romantisch
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