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Pago de Arínzano

Special wine-growing area (also called Pago de Señorío de Arínzano after former winery of that name) near the municipality of Aberin, southwest of Pamplona on the edge of the Pyrenees in the northern Spanish region of Navarra. In 2007 it was classified as the highest Spanish wine quality level Vino de Pago. The vineyards cover 128 hectares of vineyards on soils interspersed with clay, sand and limestone in the valley of the Ega river. The red wine varieties Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are cultivated. The area is entirely owned by the Julián Chivite winery.

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