Cards of Wine

Navarra Rosado (Spain)

Navarra is a region located north of Rioja in Northern Spain.

Navarra is regarded as one of the best Rosé wine regions in the world.

Profile

Navarra Rosado has medium body, good acidity and a fairly long length:

SUGARDry
BODYMedium
FRUITMedium
ACIDITYMedium plus
Serving temperature:
8-10°C (46-50°F)

Typical Flavors


Cerry
Cherry
Strawberry
Strawberry
Raspberry
Raspberry
Cranberry
Cranberry

Currant
Currant
Peach
Peach
Pear
Pear
Melon
Melon

Flowers
Flowers
Herbs
Herbs
Pepper
Pepper

Ripe Cherry, Red Berries, Peach, Pear, and Melon flavors can be found in Navarra Rosado.

Floral notes, Green Herbs, and Green Pepper.

Food Pairing


Quiche
Grilled
Vegetables
Tapas
Tapas
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Ham
Ham

Seafood
Seafood
Fish
Fish
Paella
Paella
Spicy Asian
Spicy

Tacos
Taco
Hamburger
Spicy
Hamburger
Chicken
BBQ
Chicken
Pork
BBQ
Pork

Navarra Rosado has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves Tapas, Grilled Vegetables, Charcuterie, Mediterranean Seafood, BBQ and all types of Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Tapas. Apetizers. Tapenade.
Olive Oil Salads. Salad Nicoise.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled or Steamed Vegetables.
Cold Curts. Ham. Charcuterie.
Spicy Sausages. Herb Sausages.
Spanish Seafood. Grilled Fish.
Grilled Tuna. Smoked Salmon.
Crab Cake. Tuna Salad. Cous Cous.
Umami. Sushi. Sashimi. Gravlax.
Spicy Asian. Thai. Mexican.
Moroccan. Indian Curry.
Hamburger. Tacos. Fajitas. Wrap. Quiche.
BBQ. Grilled Pork, Chicken, and Lamb.

Cheese:
Goat and Sheep Cheese.

Spanish Specialities

Chicken Empanadas (Breaded Chicken).
Chicken Chilindron (Chicken Stew).
Moroccan Tangine (Slow-cooked Stew).
Paella Valencia (Rice. Rabbit. Chicken. Saffron).

Classification

The typical Navarra Rosado DO is 100% Garnacha grapes.

Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet grapes are also allowed in the DO blend.

Navarra Wines

Navarra

Navarra is located north of Rioja.

The wines from Navarra are similar to those of Rioja but less expensive.

Navarra is best known for the dry rosé wine Navarra Rosado.

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