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Zorzal Garnacha 2021


Name: Garnacha
Country: Spain
Region: Navarra
Type: Red
Grape(s): Garnacha

This wine was part of Eater Wine Club’s July 2023 box, curated by Emmeline Zhao. Learn more about our July wines and join Eater Wine Club today!  Join Eater Wine Club today!

Tasting notes on the wine: 

Showcasing the region’s terroir and gamay’s luscious, gem- like fruit tones,  This wine is so juicy and honestly happy. Lots of smoked cherry cola, raspberry, and violet. Stony minerality and medium-bodied with nice, lengthy, dusty tannins. The small, family-run Viña Zorzal team makes it a priority to preserve the fruit quality during their winemaking, so it's no wonder why this wine is so great for summer, and absolutely fantastic chilled. A total hot dog or burger wine. Emmeline Zhao

About the winemaker: 

I was in San Sebastian and Rioja early last fall, and while I’d known a good bit about the latter region’s white wines, I really didn’t realize the ubiquity of its super-drinkable lighter summer wines, for a region largely known for its reds. So when I was readying myself to taste this garnacha from Zorzal, in Navarra — which neighbors both San Sebastian and Rioja, I had a feeling that my preconceived notions would be upended as well. Emmeline Zhao