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Izadi Crianza 2017

Izadi Crianza

2017

The flagship of the winery, the Izadi Crianza is made with Tempranillo grapes from vineyards around ...

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£12.79

/ 0.75 L btl

Wine Izadi Crianza 2017

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Alcohol content i

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

The flagship of the winery, the Izadi Crianza is made with Tempranillo grapes from vineyards around 45 years old located in the triangular area between Villabuena, Samaniego and Ábalos. Izadi Crianza is a harmonious wine providing a perfect example of the splendid Rioja crianza wines as well as offering us the elegant character of wines from this region. A red wine blending effortlessly the juiciness of ripe fruit with the spiced and toasted notes of cedar and smoke thanks to its time spent ageing in American oak.

Izadi Crianza is undoubtedly a wonderful example of concentration, balance and personality in a well-defined style; a wine with a delightful medium-intensity ruby-red colour and unctuous legs in the glass. Intense aromas combine red fruit and liquorice with wooden notes from its ageing process. Harmonious and balanced in the mouth, a perfectly-integrated creaminess from the oak allows us to feel the fine grains of tannins on the tongue. A little darker than many traditional crianza wines, it finds a balance where ripe fruit is enjoyed but not to excess while a more modern sensation thrills the palate with delicate spicy and herbal, smoky and lactic hints elegantly accompanying a measured juicy texture. A long and lingering after-taste of fruity and floral flavours transports us to the vineyards where the whole process of creating this wonderful and contemporary red Rioja began.

If you are looking to try the new Rioja, wines which look to the future with ambition while remembering their traditions, it is hard to find a better example than the Izadi Crianza.

Food pairing

Mushroom pasta / Roasted pork / Roasted poultry

Vineyard

  • Climate:Atlantic with continental influence

Tasting notes

  • ViewRuby red
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Spicy notes / Smoky notes / Liquorice / Cedar wood / Fruit aromas
  • Mouth:Balanced / Elegant / Long / Fruit notes / Floral notes

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15ºC and 17ºC

Customer reviews

4.2/5
68 reviews
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by: Rob T (7 May) - Vintage 2017

Great value for money

Superb Rioja that delivers a great taste with long finish. Compares well with wines in my cellar that are double the price

by: Teresa McBride (21 Apr) - Vintage 2017

Izadi Crianza

Loved this wine. It goes well with all foods. Cannot find it in most supermarkets so was delighted to be able to order it here

by: Gavin Cranley (03/11/2020) - Vintage 2017

Nice drop

This is one of my favourite mid range Riojas. Silky smooth with a nice amount of oak. Try to have a few bottles in the cellar

by: Adriana (29/10/2020) - Vintage 2017

Rioja

Buena relación en precio y calidad,seco y muy ácido, un vino muy sencillo.

by: Jordi (20/10/2020) - Vintage 2017

Delicious

Full-bodied wine, robust, spicy. Nice dark wine

Wine from Bodegas Izadi

Bodegas Izadi

In 1987, Gonzalo Antón, in conjunction with a group of friends and business associates from Vitoria, decided to set up an innovative project in the heart of the Rioja Alavesa. Thus Bodegas Izadi came into being, situated in the triangle formed by the towns of Villabuena, Samaniego and Ábalos, the triangular motif on its labels, and with the clear objective of giving maximum expression to the fruit of that particular location, that natural environment so well-loved (Izadi mean...

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