Azpilicueta Colección Privada 2017 · Buy it for £18.28 at Vinissimus
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Azpilicueta Colección Privada 2017

Azpilicueta Colección Privada




/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

Only the finest wines of the Azpilicueta brand bear the name of Félix Azpilicueta. A pioneer as well as wine grower and businessman, Don Félix Azpilicueta began in 1881 with a small winery in which he embodied all the knowledge acquired in Bordeaux. Today, considered one of the most important people in the history of Rioja wine, his name is an absolute guarantee of quality and elegance.

Long before bringing a glass of Colección Privada red to the nose, one realises that this is a fine wine; the aromas come out to meet us on simply uncorking the bottle. It smells of cherries and plums, scrubland, toasted oak and vanilla. Its medium density and abundant yet agile tears lead us to preconceive an intense as well as elegant wine. With precise acidity, its entry on the palate is very fresh, the tannins are extremely fine and the oak is perfectly integrated; some hints of coffee in the background bring to mind the toasting of staves, but it's the wine as a whole that captivates us. Slowly drifting away, the Félix Azpilicueta Colección Privada leaves behind a trail of Riojan distinction.

What does this wine taste like?

Picota cherry red / Intense / Clean / Bright
Fruit aromas / Red fruit / Mineral notes / Hardwoods / Ageing notes / Spicy notes
Powerful / Fresh / Full / Fruit notes / Blackberries / Raspberry / Cocoa / Coffee / Toffee / Smoky notes / Smooth / Elegant / Long / Persistent

Drinking and storing


Food pairing

Roast lamb / Vegetable casseroles / Cured cheeses

Ratings and awards

200992 PN
PN: Peñín

Customer reviews

1 review


Ageing period12 months
Barrel ageNew
Type of woodFrench oak

The winery

Bodegas Campo Viejo

Bodegas Campo Viejo

Campo Viejo is one of the Rioja region's most well-established names and produces on its premises three premium brands that sell in over 70 countries: Campo Viejo, Azpilicueta and Alcorta. Since its foundation in 1959, Campo Viejo has undergone constant evolution, combining in a very effective way an artisanal treatment of its wines with the most cutting-edge technology as well as respect for its immediate surroundings and the environment....