Wine Gran Feudo Crianza, Navarra DO, 2005
Wine pure, brilliant red cherry color.
The wine has a perfectly balanced taste with spicy fruity notes. Soft aftertaste with hints of toast.
The wine has a harmonious flavor with hints of berries, oak and spices.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and cheeses.
Gran Feudo Crianza wine made from selected grapes varieties Tempranillo, Garnacha and Cabernet Sauvignon grown in its own vineyards Bodegas Chivite located in Marcilla, Aberin and Cintruenigo, in the premium wine regions of Navarra. The wine is aged in American oak barrels for 12 months and then bottled, which gives it a unique character, complete with young fruit tones.
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.
In a stored document, dating from the 17th 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 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%.