In an effort to revitalize the Basque region and its culture, in 2005, the Azurmendi family –Eneko and his uncle Gorka– created a bold project for Basque gastronomy and wine-making, becoming role models in both areas. Gorka Izagirre wines vary from a young white wine to more complex wines, aged with lees or fermented in barrels that perfectly match with any kind of gastronomy.
The winery is equipped with cutting-edge technology for the character of the Hondarrabi Zuri and Hondarrabi Zerratia wines to unveil. It features 60 tanks from 1500 to 15000 liters which enable the winery to perform the vinification process plot by plot.
A Heroic Wine
In 2005, the Azurmendi family, lead by Michelin Star Chef Eneko Atxa and his uncle Gorka Izagirre joined forces with a vision to preserve the Txakoli making tradition and share their passion for Basque gastronomy and winemaking with the world. From its very beginning, the aim of the winegrower was to promote the cultivation of local grape varieties and produce unique wines that reflect the great potential of this magnificent viticultural area.
The winegrower has inherited a five hundred year history of winemaking and combined it with cutting edge winemaking technology to produce award winning wines […]