Equipo Navazos 54 Fino 'Macharnudo Alto'
Equipo Navazos 54 Fino 'Macharnudo Alto'
Case Size 6x 75cl In Bond  / case 
Availability In Stock 7 Cases Duty Paid 150 / case 
Year NV
Colour Sherry
Producer Equipo Navazos
Region Jerez
Country Spain
Rating WA

Tasting Notes:

Superb within its class, the NV La Bota de Fino Macharnudo Alto is sourced from the Inocente solera from Valdespino, a barrel-fermented, 10 year under flor Fino from the Macharnudo Alto vineyard, one of the most famous in Jerez, bottled unfiltered from a selection of butts from the Inocente solera of Valdespino, a Fino averaging 10 years of age under flor when bottled, with a strong flor character. It has a powerful nose of esparto grass, dried herbs, iodine, brine and almonds. The palate is medium to full-bodied with great power and concentration. This can be drunk now but has everything to age in bottle. 6,000 bottles were filled in July 2014. 94/100 Luis Gutierrez, The Wine Advocate 216, 30/12/14.

* Available for £26 per bottle as part of a (minimum 6 bottle) miced case from Equipo Navazos. Please contact Andy on 01332 207 066 / wine@darleyabbeywines.co.uk

** Please note that if you are outside of DE postcode area that delivery can take a couple of weeks as we tend to round-up orders weekly from Equipo Navazos - national orders then go via London City Bond which can take a few days to go through the system.

NV Equipo Navazos 54 Fino Sherry
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Equipo Navazos Jerez Sherry Stocklist at Darley Abbey Wines
  Year Name Case Score IB £ DP £ Status Qty
NV Equipo Navazos 54 Fino 'Macharnudo Alto' 6x 75cl 94/100 150 In Stock 7
NV Equipo Navazos 59 La Bota de Manzanilla Pasada 6x 75cl 96/100 180 In Stock 5
2010 Equipo Navazos 44 La Bota Vino Blanco Florpower 6x 75cl 91/100 108 In Stock > 10
NV Equipo Navazos 48 Palo Cortado Bota Punta 6x 37.5cl 98/100 370 In Stock 3

Equipo Navazos, Jerez

Equipo Navazos is a small negociant business started in 2006 by Jesus Barquin, a criminology professor at Granada University, expert in and passionate about the wines of Andalucia, and Eduardo Ojeda, technical director of Grupo Estevez (Marques de Real Tesoro, La Guita Valdespino?). They source rare lots of high quality Sherries and bottle them unfined, unfiltered, (more or less) as they are in the bota. The whole thing started as a non-business adventure, with the two of them and historian Alvaro Giron unearthing, purchasing and bottling some superb, unique botas from different bodegas for a private group of aficionados. Word about these private bottlings started spreading through the Spanish Internet wine forums, interest and demand increased, so they decided to bottle a little bit more and sell small quantities to three distributors in Spain. The same happened with small importers here and there, UK, US, Singapore, Australia? and now they are probably the hottest name in Sherry for hardcore fans! As with most projects run by enthusiasts, things tend to get complicated, joint-ventures with other passionate producers (Dirk Niepoort from Douro/Porto, Sergi Colet who makes sparkling wines in Penedes), special wines that do not follow the normal release patterns, non-fortified biological wines, etc. Being so small, they have done so much to bring Sherry back to the attention of the public, both in Spain and the rest of the world. After almost 20 years involved in wine in Spain, I’m friendly with most producers in most regions, but I have to disclose that I’m probably closer to Jesus Barquin, who’s also been a colleague of mine at elmundovino.com, and co-authored, together with Victor de la Serna and myself a book on Rioja and Northwest Spain. Of course, I have no commercial relationship or interest in Equipo Navazos other than the fact that I´ve purchased their wines for my own cellar from the very beginning.
- Luis Gutierrez, The Wine Advocate #208, Aug 2013.

Equipo Navazos, Jerez

Equipo Navazos Jerez

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