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Characteristics of Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Selección Especial
Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Selección Especial is a red wine from the D.O Navarra produced by Chivite, a winery that was founded in 1647 and a benchmark for the rest of the region.
This is a blend of the varieties of Tempranillo (80%) and Merlot (20%). The vines for Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Selección Especial originate from various fields that have been owned by the winery for decades. There are over 160 hectares of vines, mainly chalky soils.
The vines are strongly influenced by the Atlantic climate, which is expressed through this wine. Chivite remains faithful to their value of producing traditional wine, however, their technology is cutting edge.
Before being bottled, Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Selección Especial is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
Serve at 18ºC
Cold meat, Foie gras, Fish stew
Tasting notes Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Selección Especial
SightRuby red, dark and strong. Very attractive.NoseCinnamon and liquorice notes. Intense aromas.TasteSmooth and fresh. Undertones of the barrel phase and a fleshly evolution.
Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Navarra
Some wine regions have to bear the weight of their own prestige and fame, and this is certainly the case for Navarra. For many years, the white and reds produced in this region came second to the rosés produced here with the noble Grenacha variety. However, the last two decades have seen ongoing changes in the wine-making sector in Navarra, changes which have completely transformed the styles of wine produced and have been consistently worthwhile, resulting in some of the white and red wines produced in Navarra being ranked among best rated in Spain.
The Chivite have created their personal map of the vineyards of Navarre. A superb quality wine vein, Estella Cintruénigo, designed to show the nature and differences in the vineyards of the north with the amount of toughening sur.LA Atlantic Arínzano vineyards near Estella, with a Mediterranean temper Cintruénigo vineyards, Corella and Marcilla, is the new dogma Chivite family.