Six top Navarra wine buys

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Navarra, Navarra bottles

Artadi, Bodegas Artazu, Santa Cruz de Artazu 2009
19/20pts (96/100pts)
£29.95 Berry Bros & Rudd
80-year-old Garnacha from 750m vineyards. Perfumed nose with black cherry and damson, sandalwood and floral scents. Complex, mineral palate, dry tannins exploding into juiciness, bright acidity. Delicious.
Drink 2014-2020
Alc 14%

Domaines Lupier, La Dama Garnacha 2009
19/20pts (96/100pts)
£25.99 AG Wines
From 75-to-100-year-old vines, perfumed, tarry nose with sweet black cherry fruit. Tannins ripe and nervy, fruit lifted, acidity brisk. Elegant and complex.
Drink 2014-2020
Alc 14%

Nekeas, El Chaparral Old Vines Garnacha 2011
17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
£9.99 Majestic
Tar and liquorice on the nose, leading to fresh, bright, lifted red cherry and ripe plum fruit and bracing acidity, held up by structured tannins.
Drink 2014-2015
Alc 14%

Ochoa, Gran Reserva 2005
17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
£20 Evingtons, Fine Wine Co, Magnum Wine Co
This Tempranillo-Merlot- Cabernet blend has a lovely fresh nose with hints of tar and green notes of tobacco leaf. Acidity very fine with sour-sweet black fruit, and structured, grainy tannins.
Drink 2014-2018
Alc 14%

Inurrieta, Cuatrocientos Crianza 2010
17/20pts (90/100pts)
£10.99 Christopher Piper, Hayward Bros, Vineyards of Sherborne
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Graciano from 400m-high vineyards. A nice leathery, sweet plum nose, and on the palate lots of blackberry, some cassis, cedar and spice. Very soft, integrated, well-structured tannins and a dry, food-friendly finish.
Drink 2014-2015
Alc 14%

Bodega Camilo Castilla, Capricho de Goya Moscatel 2009
18.5/20pts (95/100pts)
£19 Haslemere Cellar
Aged for three years in glass demijohns, a superb, intensely sweet raisined nose, with a palate of dried apricots, peach and honey, balanced by salinity and fine acidity. Mouthwatering, unctuous and opulent.
Drink 2014-2018
Alc 15%


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