Wine "Gran Feudo" Moscatel, Navarra DO, 2015
Reviews of purchase "Gran Feudo" Moscatel, Navarra DO, 2015
Wine pure, brilliant pale yellow color with greenish highlights.
The taste of wine is fresh, expressive, with balanced acidity, fruity notes and a harmonious finish.
The wine has a fresh, elegant, intense aroma with notes of pineapple, grapefruit and grapes Chardonnay.
The wine goes well with light fish dishes, seafood and light Mediterranean salad.
Wine "Gran Feudo" Chardonnay is made from the best grapes of Chardonnay grown in the vineyards of Bodegas Chivite in Marsilio, in the southern part of the region of Navarra. Vineyards cover an area of 350 hectares. With its ideal climate grapes ripen fully and is assembled by hand in mid-September. After a short maceration of the skin grapes fermented at a strictly controlled temperature in steel tanks, which enables you to extract the flavor of this noble variety. A short excerpt of wine takes place in neutral vessels.
Bodegas Chivite is one of the oldest wine producing dynasties in Spain for more than 11 generations of a family involved in winemaking. Today, the company owns estates in Rioja, Rueda and Ribera del Duero. Maintaining the best traditions and using the latest technology, the company Bodegas Chivite became one of the most recognized and respected manufacturers and exporters of high quality wines of Navarre. In the extant ancient document, dating from XVII century, said that the family Chivite owned vineyards and winery pretty solid for the time dimension. Since then, winemaking traditions handed down from generation to generation. In 1860, Claudio Chivite Randez using the crisis caused by the epidemic oidium on French vineyards began exporting wine to meet growing demand in the north. Later, in the 19th century, the house becomes Chivite in Cintruenigo hotel where people stop on the way to Madrid, so the name of Civita began to spread around the world.
In XX century, Julian Chivite Marco, being a supporter of high quality, significantly improved production. Through his activity occurred not only in the modernization of the family farm, but also carried out administrative reforms, which resulted in 1967 was created DO Navarra, Navarra and the region began to gain popularity. Julian Chivite by example proved that the priority for the red variety Tempranillo Navarra is, not Garnacha, as previously thought, it is in this climate Tempranillo is able to give rise to bright, modern and elegant wine.
In 1992, Julian Chivite was awarded the Order "For merits in agriculture" and posthumously in 1997. Cross Charles III. 1988 were carried out reconstruction work and introduced modern technologies in production. At the same time the family gets an estate Señorío de Arínzano (Señora de Arinsal) in Aberin. In 1998, the winery was bought Vina Salceda (Vina Salceda) and vineyards in Rioja Alavesa, and three years later the estate La Horra (La Orr) in Ribera del Duero. The family currently owns Chivite 600 hectares of vineyards. Chivite wines are traditionally in high demand and exports to other countries is about 70%. According to the results of the contest "International Wine & Spirits Competition" Bodegas Chivite was named "Best manufacturer of Spain" in 2000.