Bodegas Borsao

CAMPO DE BORJA, SPAIN

With origins back in 1958 when the Cooperative of Borja was founded, and Borsao was first registered as a brand, it is since 2001 when the co-op became a company and its 620 members became shareholders, that the company has started its climb to excellence.

Campo de Borja is Garnacha (Grenache) central - it is an area with almost 7,500 hectares of vineyards, and over 60% of that is planted with this grape.  The other thing going for it is that a sizeable chunk of the vineyards are old, with two fifths of the Garnacha planting being over 30 years old, with the result being complex, dark, concentrated wines.

Love him/hate him wine critic Robert Parker loves the wines from Borsao saying "If you have not yet discovered the great values of Bodegas Borsao, it’s about time you do."

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Borsao Garnacha 2017 75cl
We love the bigger brother of this wine, so we thought we'd find out what the entry offering was from Borsao. It was fab - a medium weight spicy red that is super cheap! Contains Sulphites
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Borsao Macabeo 2018 75cl
Fresh and floral nose with ripe peach and lemon. Nutty stone fruit characters are matched by a broad, textural palate and clean, fruity finish. Contains Sulphites
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