Wine Coleccion 125 Vendimia Tardia Navarra DO 2008, 375 ml
Golden wine, light yellow color.
The wine has a rounded, concentrated flavor with notes of flowers, peach and a good balance of acidity and sweetness. The drink is very pleasant, long finish.
Wine has an intense aroma with notes of apricot, peach, fig, honey and floral motifs.
Wine is perfect for foie gras, it also goes well with a variety of desserts, pies, cakes and fruit.
Coleccion 125 Vendimia Tardia - a great dessert wine. Wines range Chivite Coleccion 125 are always present on the menu for the King and Queen of Spain at various celebrations and during diplomatic meetings. The series is named in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Chivite wine exports, which was celebrated in 1985. Berry wine Kolekson 125 Vendimiya Tardy collected from 30-year-old vines varieties Moscatel de Grano Menudo, grown in the vineyard Cintruenigo El Candelero. Manor Senorio di Arinzano, which hosts the vineyard, was designed by Rafael Moneo - the famous Spanish architect. In order to reach the required quality of the grapes, is being closely monitored for the development of "noble rot". Manual harvesting and subsequent sorting similar conducted in Alsace and Sauternes. The fermentation of must be made in new barrels from the finest French oak. Wine matures for 5 months in barrels of French oak wood.
Winery Bodegas Chivite was founded in 1647, Chivite is one of the oldest wine producing dynasties in Spain for more than 11 generations of a family involved in winemaking. Today, the company owns estates in Rioja, Rueda and Ribera del Duero. Maintaining the best of tradition and the latest technology, the company Bodegas Chivite became one of the most recognized and respected manufacturers and exporters of high quality wines of Navarre.
Save the document in the 17th century said 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 the 20th century Julián 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 region, and 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 "for his services in agriculture" and posthumously in 1997. Cross 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, exports of about 70%.