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Izadi Selección Reserva 2016

179.00 kr 155.00 kr

Producer: Bodegas Izadi
Region: Rioja
Varietal: 89% Tempranillo, 11% Graciano
Vintage: 2016
Format: 0,75L
Alcohol content: 14%
Temperature: 16-18°C
James Suckling: 94 Points
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: 92 Points

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Description

James Suckling:
Sweet berries and walnuts with dried flowers and blueberries on the nose. Full-bodied with very tight, refined tannins that are focused and impressive. I like the texture and definition to the wine, as well as the complex aftertaste. Serious wine that’s nice to drink now, but with three to four years of age, this will be very special. Try after 2022.” 94 Points

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate:
In the 2016 Reserva, I found very good freshness and balance and notes of red fruit that always point at more contained ripeness, and it also has a completely different oak profile, a lot subtler and more integrated than in previous vintages. This is a clean and aromatic modern Reserva with some fine tannins to be resolved by some more time in the bottle and/or with hearty food. It’s a blend of 89% Tempranillo and 11% Graciano matured in barrel for 15 months.” 92 Points

Located in Rioja Alavesa, where Tempranillo thrives in a microclimate strongly influenced both by the elevation and the proximity of the Atlantic ocean, Bodegas Izadi specializes in red wines make almost exclusively from Rioja’s signature grape variety. Izadi Reserva is made from 100% Tempranillo grown in limestone rich soils and aged in American and French oak.

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