Chivite Las Fincas Rosado Barrica is the third wine resulting from the collaboration between Julián Chivite and Juan Mari Arzak. A numbered limited edition, this exclusive rosé is the maximum expression of the Finca de Legardeta estate. The extraction of perfect must flower makes it a splendid rosé, whose body, freshness and complexity place it up alongside the great Provence rosé wines.
Its freshness and balanced acidity make it ideal to drink as you would a white wine but its unctuousness and complexity means it also pairs well with stronger dishes such as white meat or pasta.
What does this wine taste like?
|Onion skin / Clean / Brillante|
|Complex / Yellow fruits / Citrus fruits / Fruits of the forest / Mint|
|Silky / Oily / Enveloping / Balanced acidity|
Drinking and storing
White meats, Pasta dishes, Rice dishes
Ratings and awards
We ordered one bottle of this wine as we love Las Fincas but could not finish drinking it. Rosé should not be going through oak.
|Ageing period||10 months|
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...