What does this wine taste like?
|Purplish red / Reddish glints|
|Higly aromatic / Fruit aromas / Black fruit / Redcurrants / Blackberries / Plums / Spicy notes / Pepper / Incense / Balsamic notes|
|Good entry / Smooth / Dense / Flavoursome / Ripe tannins / Mineral notes / Ripe fruit|
Drinking and storing
Red meats, Game, Roasts, Poultry, Serrano ham, Cheeses, Mediterranean cuisine, Pasta dishes, Tuna
Ratings and awards
|Ageing period||14 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
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...