Chivite Colección 125 Reserva 2014

Red Reserva wine Chivite Navarre (Spain) Tempranillo Price: £17.56 VAT incl. 0.75 L bottle
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Details for Chivite Colección 125 Reserva 2014

Type:
Red Reserva wine
Producer:
Chivite
Wine region:
Navarre (Spain)
Grape varieties:
Tempranillo
Bottle:
0.75 L
Alcohol content:
13,5%

Chivite Colección 125 Reserva 2014
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Review:

Chivite's Colección 125 Reserva is a wine abounding in history, a great wine and a great classic. Classic due to its perpetuity in time, a wine which relates the history of a family laying claim to eleven generations dedicated to the land and vine; classic too in its style, because, although adapted to new market demands and therefore fruity and lively, it is defined by its elegance, seriousness and nobility.

They are true craftsmen at Chivite and their Colección 125 range is the one that best demonstrates their expertise, limited production wines which express the character of their finest vineyards with the individual characteristics of each harvest. With the Reserva they offer us not only a very authentic Tempranillo, with its typical blueberry aromas, but also a Tempranillo made in the vineyard, permeated with the natural environment surrounding it. To sum up, this is a very fresh wine, mature, complex and particularly earthy and profound.

The grapes used to make it are solely of the Tempranillo variety and originate from parcels on the Finca Granja de Legardeta estate. Here, the vineyards enjoy an Atlantic climate, which leaves its mark on the wine with that tremendous freshness.

As regards colour, it's very vivid and bright, a dark ruby-red, of medium depth. On the nose, it's really fresh, very alive and expressive, fruity, with some sweet notes, damp ones too but especially hints of dry earth..., a great wealth of nuances in spectacular and very appealing balance. Decant it or open it up an hour beforehand, and it will thank you and reward you with its great complexity. After a short while, the woodland sensations will waken up, with forest vegetation, juniper and cedar wood, spicy pepper notes, and also orange peel. On the palate, its attack is meaty, dense, with powerful yet pleasant tannins, a dry touch but not drying, again that earthy feel, and excellent acidity; this wine has a long life ahead of it.

A noble wine, and very well defined, which honours one of Navarra's most emblematic wineries.

NOTE: Chivite was founded as a winery in 1647 and boasts one of Spain's longest-running dynasties. The Colección 125 range was released onto the market in 1985 in commemoration of 125 years since Chivite's first exportation, in 1860.

Food Pairing:
Duck a l'orange / chicken with raisins and plums / peppered steak / red meats / stewed meats with mushrooms / rice dishes / marinated meats / venison
Production:
Vinification material:
Wood
Ageing period:
12 months
Barrel age:
New and semi-new
Type of wood:
French oak
Tasting:
Colour:
Ruby red / dark
Bouquet:
Higly aromatic / fruit aromas / black fruit / fresh / blueberries / cinnamon / cardamom / tobacco / sandalwood
Palate:
Flavoursome / dense / velvety / refreshing / fine / pleasant finish
Recommendations:
Optimum serving temperature:
Between 17ºC and 18ºC

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Chivite Colección 125 Reserva 2012

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Chivite Colección 125 Reserva 2011

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Chivite is the name of a renowned wine-making family in Navarra, which goes back 11 generations to 1647, with documental evidence of vineyard and wine cellar ownership, probably making this the oldest wine-producing dynasty in Spain. Back in 1860, when the phylloxera plague was blighting the French wine industry, the...

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