Wine Vinos de Pago del Senorio de Arinzano 2001
Wine rich ruby color.
The wine has a strong, fresh, velvety and light taste with a good balance, excellent long and silky finish.
The wine has a clean, intense aroma with notes of black fruit, berries, mulberry, plum, cherry, cocoa and leather.
The wine goes well with meat dishes.
Senorio de Arinzano is one of the 12 currently existing in Spain Vinos de Pagos. Such a high classification awarded area with its own microclimate and soil structural features that distinguish it among adjacent areas related to traditional winemaking techniques. Wine category Vinos de Pagos, showing consistently high quality, made from grapes grown in the vineyards of a particular sector, and aged in the cellars located on the estate of the economy itself.
Arinzano estate is located in north-eastern Spain between La Rioja and Bordeaux in the valley of the River Ega in the foothills of the Pyrenees. In 1988, the family acquired Chivite Arinsal, appreciating the uniqueness of its terroir, environment and climate. Initially, the company set a goal to produce with the help of advanced technology high-quality wines that reflect the unique characteristics of the particular terroir. In the vicinity of Arinzano company owns about 300 acres of land on which the vines are grown using manual labor, and respect for nature.
Noble, elegant, seductive wine Vinos de Pago del Senorio de Arinzano produced from a mixture of grapes Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grown in the vineyards of the estate Arinzano. The grapes are harvested during its optimum maturity and carefully sorted. Following a traditional vinification wine is aged for 16 months in barrels of French oak (50% - a new, 50% - the second year of use). The wine has a long storage capacity and can evolve over the years in the bottle.
Bodegas 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 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 the extant ancient document, dating from XVII century, said that the family Chivite owned vineyards 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%. According to the results of the contest "International Wine & Spirits Competition" Bodegas Chivite was named "Best manufacturer of Spain" in 2000.