Navarre wine region in Spain. Photo by: DO Navarra.
The region of Navarre consisting of a single homonymous province is located in the north of Spain, bordering with France, and its capital city is Pamplona. It covers an area of 10,390.36 sq kilometers / 4,011.7 sq miles.
Wines from DO Navarra are well known in Spain, particularly its excellent rosés, but the quality of its whites and reds has also deserved national and international recognition. A key characteristic of the D.O. Navarra area is the extraordinary diversity of its climate and landscape wich spread across more than 100 kilometres lying between the area around Pamplona in the north and the Ebro river plain to the south.
The DO Navarra is divided into 5 distinct wine-making areas: Baja Montaña, Valdizarbe, Tierra Estella, Ribera Alta and Ribera Baja.
Red varieties: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Garnacha Tinta, Graciano, Merlot, Mazuelo, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Tempranillo.
White varieties: Chardonnay, Garnacha Blanca, Malvasía, Moscatel de grano menudo, Sauvignon Blanc and Viura.