Castillo Ygay White Gran Reserva Especial 1986

£500.00

97% Viura, 3% Malvasia.

Made in Rioja Alta, Spain.

1986 Vintage

750ml Bottle Size

13.5% ABV

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8125 Bottles Produced

97% Viura, 3% Malvasía.

252 months in 225 litres American oak barriques. 67 months in a concrete tank.

Castillo Ygay Blanco Gran Reserva Especial 1986, a real gem made by Marqués de Murrieta, has been rated 100 Points by Robert Parker. This is the first time such an important accolade is given to a white wine is Spain.

After being tasted by Luis Gutierrez, the critic responsible for reviewing Spanish wines in Robert Parker’s ‘The Wine Advocate’, he states that it is “one of the best white wines I’ve ever tasted in my whole life.” Castillo Ygay Blanco Gran Reserva Especial 1986 stands as the only wine that has reached the highest score, an even more difficult achievement for a white wine.

The grapes selected for this wine come from Pago Capellanía, planted in 1945 and located at an altitude of 485 metres in the highest area of our Finca Ygay. Rioja Alta.

Food paring: Iberian Ham, stuffed capon, truffled cheese, white veal and hake cheeks.

Made in Rioja Alta, Spain.

1986 Vintage

750ml Bottle Size

13.5% ABV

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