24 great-value Riojas between £8-£20
Izadi, Reserva 2008
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Pedro Ballesteros MW 17 Ben Henshaw 17 Annette Scarfe MW 17.5
Polished oak dominates the nose with coffeebean and mocha. Attractive volatility gives the wine a lift, with its soft, ripe , structured tannins supporting rhubarb and mineral flavours, and a long finish.
Price £12.99 Ake & Humphris, Aitken Wines, Bennett’s, Corks Out, Carruthers & Kent, HarperWells, Liberty Wines, Secret Cellar, WoodWinters