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Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu

Bodegas y Viñedos Artadi is a Spanish winery group whose vineyards are in Alicante (Valencia), in the northeastern region of Navarre and in Álava and Gipuzkoa in the Basque Country. In 1985, a group of winegrowers founded this private cooperative project, which, with one tiny exception, only produces single-grape-variety wines.
 

Today it is run by a nature-loving family in cooperation with the top winemaker Juan Carlos López de Lacalle, maintaining a high standard of quality and pursuing a consistent terroir philosophy. His passion is the Garnacha grape variety. Since 2011, the vineyards have been cultivated according to biodynamic guidelines. Juan Carlos' motto is "a sense for nature and tireless work will lead us to success".

Bodega Artazu is located in the medieval wine-growing town of Artazu (Valdizarbe) in northern Navarre, where the Artadi Group has been growing wine since 1996. The vineyards are located around Artazu and in San Martín de Unx at a slightly cooler altitude of up to 600 metres. Garnacha vines have been growing there for over 60 years. The perfect conditions for aromatically dense wines that reflect their unique terroir. Juan Carlos is a master at vinifying individual plots and developing their terroir character.

White wines from Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu

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Rosé wines from Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu

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Artazuri rosado
Certified organic or biodynamic wine
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Ah-So Rosé

DOC Navarra, Artazu, 2018, 250 ml
CHF 4.90

Red wines from Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu

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Santa Cruz de Artazu tinto
Certified integrated production
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Parker 91 Points
Pasos de San Martín
Certified integrated production

Navarre is in the northeast of Spain, at the gates of the city of Pamplona. A section of the Camino de Santiago leads straight through Pamplona. The city is also widely known for its bullfights and the famous running of the bulls.

The predominant soils consist of dark lime, alternating with limey clay and sandy clay soils. The climate is markedly continental but is also influenced by the Atlantic Ocean and the foothills of the Pyrenees.

The wines are produced either from the rare white Garnacha Blanca or from red Garnacha grapes. The rosados from Navarre are still in a class of their own. Behold their special bright pink for yourself. The house style may be modern, but it maintains a profound connection to its natural environment.

Producers

Merryvale Vineyards

Merryvale Vineyards

At a young age, Jack Schlatter travelled from Switzerland to Dallas in the 1950s to work in the cotton trade. He later moved to Mexico and São Paulo (as a coffee tester) and back to Zurich to develop the cotton business in the Eastern bloc. But he always had one foot in Dallas and entered the real estate business there. The wine business also appealed to him early on. But it was a while before he met Bill Harlan, the owner of Merryvale.

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Peter Michael Estate

Peter Michael Estate

In the 1970s, Sir Peter Michael came to California as a young engineer and discovered the emerging wine world of California, with some excellent names already drawing international attention.

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Cascina Barisél / Franco Penna

Cascina Barisél / Franco Penna

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