1989 Murrieta, Marques de Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial

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  • 750ML
  • WA 92
  • WS 90

Reviews for 1989 Murrieta, Marques de Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial

WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1998
This traditionally run Bodegas estate bottles all of its wines. The 1989 Castillo y Gay Grand Reserva Especial which represents 25% of the estate's production and is produced only in top vintages is the flagship wine of... This traditionally run Bodegas estate bottles all of its wines. The 1989 Castillo y Gay Grand Reserva Especial which represents 25% of the estate's production and is produced only in top vintages is the flagship wine of Marques de Murrieta. The deep ruby/purple-colored 1989 offers up smoky sweet jammy black cherry fruit aromas intertwined with scents of minerals tobacco and vanillin. Medium-bodied and ripe with outstanding levels of fruit glycerin and extract low acidity and ripe tannin this hedonistic luscious Rioja can be drunk now and over the next 15+ years.
WS 90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 1998
This ink-colored wine is still vivid and youthful with a bright streak of acidity enlivening the dried cherry raisin and cola flavors. The tannins are firm but ripe and fresh. More power than subtlety but plenty of... This ink-colored wine is still vivid and youthful with a bright streak of acidity enlivening the dried cherry raisin and cola flavors. The tannins are firm but ripe and fresh. More power than subtlety but plenty of stuffing to develop with age. Drink now through 2008. 3000 cases made. –TM