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Only 4,5 and 5,0 NJP-wines (Nenad Jelisic Points) are presented as the best vintages.


If for some wine behind “the best vintages” stands “none”, it means that none of the wine's vintages got 4,5 NJP or 5,0 NJP.



Nahe, a German wine region which has 4,239 ha planted with grapes and which consists of one wine district (Berieche): Nahetal. Nahetal consists of seven Grosslage: Burgweg, Kronenberg, Paradiesgarten, Pfarrgarten, Rosengarten, Schlosskapelle and Sonnenborn. (2021-10)

Nahe grapes, 75% of grapes are white wine grapes. The grapes are dominated by Riesling which accounts for 29%, Müller-Thurgau for 12%, Pinot Gris for 8,2%, Pinot Blanc for 7,4%, Dornfelder (red wine grape) for 9,7% and Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir) for 6,7%. (2021-10)

Nahe soils, very varied. Sandstone, limestone, shale, quartzite, gravel, marl, sand etc. (2021-10)

Napa Valley, US most famous wine district that is located in the wine region of the North Coast in California. The wine district, which is itself classified as appellation (AVA), consists of 16 different appellations: Atlas Peak, Calistoga, Chiles Valley, Coombsville, Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain, Los Carneros, Mount Veeder, Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, Oakville, Rutherford, Spring Mountain District, St. Helena, Stags Leap District, Wild Horse Valley and Yountville. The wine district has 18,600 ha planted with vines. (2019-04)

Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, the best vintages, 1968, 1974, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016; not 2017. (2019-04)

Navarra, a Spanish wine region that is DO-classified. Navarra has 10,560 hectares planted with grapes. It consists of five wine districts: Baja Montaña (1,500 ha), Ribera Alta (3,700 ha), Ribera Baja (3,300 ha), Tierra Estella (1,360 ha) and Valdizarbe (700 ha). 70% of produced wines are red, 25% rosé and 5% white. Very small amounts (0,30%) of sweet wines are also produced. The average yield is 43 hl/ha. Navarra has three different climates: Atlantic climate, Mediterranean climate and continental climate. Which climate that prevails is determined by where one is in some of Navarra's five wine districts. On average, it rains between 349 and 807 mm per year (comparatively it rains 600-700 mm per year in Sweden), it rains least in Ribera Baja and most of Valdizarbe. (2021-10)

Navarra grapes, Tempranillo accounts for 34%, Garnacha for 23%, Cabernet Sauvignon for 16%, Merlot for 15%, Chardonnay for 5%, Viura for 2%, Graciano for 2%, Moscatel for 1% and Syrah for 1% of the most cultivated grapes in this wine region. (2021-10)

Navarra soils, very varied. Marl, clay, silty clay, sand, gravel, stones, limestone and so on. (2021-10)

Navarra the best vintages, 1964, 1970, 1973, 1981, 1982, 1995, 2001, 2004, 2010 and 2016. (2021-10)

Néac, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district of Libournais (Right Bank), which in turn belongs to the wine region of Bordeaux.

Neudorf, Moutere, Chardonnay (white dry wine), Nelson, New Zealand, the best vintages, until and including vintage 2017 none. (2021-11)

Neudorf, Moutere, Pinot Noir (red dry wine), Nelson, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2017 none. (2021-11)

Neudorf, Sauvignon Blanc (white dry wine), Nelson, New Zealand, the best vintages, until vintage 2018 none. (2021-11)

Nicolas Catena Zapata, see Bodega Catena Zapata, Catena Zapata, Nicolas Catena Zapata.

Niepoort, 20 Year Old, Tawny Port (port wine), Douro Valley, Portugal, the best vintages, constant high quality, year after year. (2021-11)

Noble rot, Botrytis cinerea = noble rot. The noble rot’s attack causes water in the grape to evaporate while sweetness, acidity and flavours get a higher concentration.

Noon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve (red dry wine), Langhorne Creek, South Australia, Australia, the best vintages, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006; from and including vintage 2007 until vintage 2018 none. (2021-11)


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