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Characteristics of Viña Zorzal Señora de las Alturas
Viña Zorzal Señora de las Alturas is a red wine from the DO. Navarra produced by the Bodegas Zorzal in Corella, Navarra. Founded in 1989, the winery focuses on the use of varieties and works under the philosophy that a great wine is made in the vineyard.
The winery currently owns 40 hectares of vineyards close to the municipality of Fitero, in which a soft relief forms a small oasis of vineyards on the lower banks of the Ebro, thus providing a certain of freshness. 25 hectares of the vineyards are home to the Grenache grape variety, while the rest are home to Graciano and Tempranillo, as well as the white variety Garnacha Blanca.
The Grenache vineyard, in Fitero, is over 70 years old while the Graciano vineyard, situated in Corella, is over 40 years old. The harvest is carried out manually.
The production process begins with fermentation in open 500litre French oak barrels. The wine is then decanted into 225litre second use French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation, before being aged.
Viña Zorzal Señora de las Alturas is perhaps the most classic and complex wine offered by the winery.
Serve at 16ºC
Rice with meat, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Pasta with meat sauce, Pork stew, Roasts
Some wine regions have to bear the weight of their own prestige and fame, and this is certainly the case for Navarra. For many years, the white and reds produced in this region came second to the rosés produced here with the noble Grenacha variety. However, the last two decades have seen ongoing changes in the wine-making sector in Navarra, changes which have completely transformed the styles of wine produced and have been consistently worthwhile, resulting in some of the white and red wines produced in Navarra being ranked among best rated in Spain.