Spain’s Navarra DO has officially brought its 2016 harvest to a close, with the general manager of the Consejo Regulador Navarra predicting an “excellent” 2016 vintage.


Neighbour to Rioja, the region of Navarra in northern Spain extends from the central Pyrenees in the north to the Ebro Valley to the south.

Since the 1980s, when it was more commonly associated with rosé wine made from Garnacha, the region has been successful in making a name for itself outside of its domestic markets, and is now known for its production of modern, keenly-priced wines thanks to vast improvements in winemaking technology and innovation in the region.

Because it is less well-known than its closest neighbour, Rioja, wines from Navarra tend to be good value.


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