Upcoming vintages of Basilio Izquerdo’s wines received positive write-ups by Luis Gutiérrez in The Wine Advocate, Issue 226 (August 30, 2016). Both “B de Basilio” 2012 Rioja White and “B de Basilio” 2010 Rioja Red were awarded 93 point ratings. Both were praised for their balance, with the White being singled out for it’s “perfectly integrated” oak and the Red, “…like all of the wines from Izquierdo, showing very polished.”
The “B de Basilio” 2012 White will be arriving in the US market this fall. As is typical with “B de Basilio” Red, and as Mr. Gutiérrez notes, “It feels very young and it should be long lived.” Because of its youth and power we normally hold back the release of “B de Basilio” Red to give it more time to open. The 2008 “B de Basilio” Red is the current release in the US market.
Current releases vary by market.
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