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Butrago Navarra 2009

Familia Fernandez de Manzanos, Marques de Butrago, Reserva, DO Navarra, Spain, 2009 This wine: a blend of 50% cabernet sauvignon, 30% tempranillo and garnacha, aged for 24 months in oak barrel, Diam 1 agglomerate cork closure (marked with DOca Rioja), … Continue reading

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Portillo Gran Reserva Navarra 2004

Vina del Portillo, Gran Reserva, DO Navarra, Spain, 2004 A note on DO Navarra Sandwiched between Rioja and the Pyrenees foothills, at 250-600m altitude.  In the north the climate is dry and continental, but not too hot in summer, becoming drier and … Continue reading

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