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Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Syrah-Garnacha 2012

Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Syrah-Garnacha

2012
Navarre (Spain)
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The Finca de Villatuerta range offers new wines, full of aromatic expression from their varieties an...

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Details for Chivite Finca de Villatuerta Syrah-Garnacha 2012

Type

Red Crianza

Wine region

Navarre (Spain)

Grapes

Syrah and Grenache

Producer

Chivite

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2012

Review

The Finca de Villatuerta range offers new wines, full of aromatic expression from their varieties and originating from the Tierra Estella vineyards lying on the slopes of the Granja de Legardeta estate.

The wine appears a deep purple colour with dark Picota cherry on the rim. It boasts a very intense nose. There are aromas of wild black berry fruits, along with floral, spicy and woodland notes. The palate is ample, enveloping, dense and structured, revealing smoky and mineral notes and ripe tannins, and concludes with a long finish.

Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.

Red meats / Roasts

  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:14 months
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • ViewPurplish red / Reddish glints
  • Bouquet:Spicy notes / Black fruit / Higly aromatic / Balsamic notes / Blackberries / Plums / Fruit aromas / Incense / Black pepper / Redcurrants
  • Mouth:Smooth / Mineral notes / Flavoursome / Ripe tannins / Ripe fruit / Dense
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16º C and 18º C

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by: Xavier Gonzalez (13/03/2018) - Vintage 2012

Buena calidad precio

Muy buen vino de las bodegas Chivite. Lo disfrutamos mucho y combina con muchos tipos de platos. Lo recomiendo (y buena calidad / precio)

Chivite

Chivite

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 family embarked upon a trade route to northern Europe to meet increased demand, and later made their home an inn en route to Madrid, extending the reach of their...