The Lagar de Isilla Crianza is the work of oenologist Antonino Izquierdo, and made using grapes from vineyards over 40 years old.
An intense cherry-red colour, with violet hues on the rim, the nose reveals aromas of red and black fruits (blackberries and blackcurrants) along with hints of spice (vanilla and cinnamon), aniseed and scrubland. Flavoursome, elegant and persistent on the palate, fruit notes appear accompanied by spicy, toasty and smoky nuances. Aged for 14 months in new American and French oak barrels.
NOTE: We recommend decanting the wine; due to hand-crafted production methods, small suspended particles may appear.
Drinking and storing
Lagar de Isilla
Bodegas “El Lagar de Isilla” started up in 1995 after undertaking the ambitious project of restoring the historic 15th Century wine cellar in Aranda de Duero. This ancient bodega consists of a series of underground corridors and galleries, dug out beneath the town's old quarter, with a flight of 59 steps descending 12 metres below street-level to where the temperature remains between 12 and 14ºC and humidity is constant at 85%. Wines are still stored down there, handy for the...