Wines range Coleccion 125 were first presented in 1985, their release was timed to coincide with the 125th anniversary of the start of exports of wines Bodegas Chivite. Great wine "Coleccion 125 Blanco" is made from selected grape varieties Chardonnay, grown in vineyards in Las Canteras and El Plano, located at an altitude of 300 m above sea level on gravel soils. Here is held tight cropping and green fee, allows you to keep productivity at a very low level. Age of the youngest vines is 25 years. The grapes are harvested by hand in several approaches. After fermentation in oak barriques, the wine is aged in French oak barrels on lees for 10-11 months with regular battonazhem. "Coleccion 125 Blanco" to choose the best Spanish wine in the "Wines from Spain Worldwide" in 2006, is included in the list of the best wines from Spain in "The Repsol Guide 2009".
Civita is, is one of the oldest wine dynasties in Spain for more than 11 generations of the family is engaged in winemaking. Today, the company owns estates in Rioja, Rueda and Ribera del Duero. Maintaining the best traditions and using the latest technology, the company Bodegas Chivite became one of the most recognized and respected manufacturers and exporters of high quality wines of Navarre. In survives to this day an old 17th century document states that the Chivite family owned vineyard and winery pretty solid for the time dimension. Since then, winemaking traditions handed down from generation to generation. In 1860, Claudio Chivite Randez using the crisis caused by the epidemic oidium on French vineyards began exporting wine to meet growing demand in the north. Later, in the 19th century, the house becomes Chivite in Cintruenigo hotel where people stop on the way to Madrid, so the name of Civita began to spread around the world.
In XX century, Julian Chivite Marco, being a supporter of high quality, significantly improved production. Through his activity occurred not only in the modernization of the family farm, but also carried out administrative reforms, which resulted in 1967 was created DO Navarra, Navarra and the region began to gain popularity. Julian Chivite by example proved that the priority for the red variety Tempranillo Navarra is, not Garnacha, as previously thought, it is in this climate Tempranillo is able to give rise to bright, modern and elegant wine. In 1992, Julian Chivite was awarded the Medal "for his services in agriculture" and posthumously in 1997. The Cross of Charles III. In 1988, work was carried out on the reconstruction and introduced modern technologies in production. At the same time the family gets an estate Señorío de Arínzano (Señora de Arinsal) in Aberin. In 1998, the winery was bought Vina Salceda (Vina Salceda) and vineyards in Rioja Alavesa, and three years later the estate La Horra (La Orr) in Ribera del Duero. The family currently owns Chivite 600 hectares of vineyards. Chivite wines are traditionally in high demand and exports to other countries is about 70%.