Chivite Winery Guide
Founded in 1647, Chivite is one of the oldest wine dynasties in Spain. Eleven generations of Chivites have passed down the legacy of the winemaking tradition. The existing winery dates back to 1860. It was completely modernized in 1990. And in 1992, Julián Chivite Marco, who was instrumental in opening up export markets for Navarra wines, recieved the Order of Agricultural Merit from the King of Spain.
Following the acquisition by the Catalan group Perelada in 2017, the Chivite winery underwent significant changes under the continued leadership of Julián Chivite, the eldest of Julián’s children. During his tenure, the company underwent a comprehensive restructuring of its portfolio. As a result, Bodegas Gran Feudo, which was previously part of Chivite, now operates as an independent winery with a distinct focus on producing commercially-oriented wines. Notable examples include their flagship rosé and the red wine Viñas Viejas, highlighting the richness of old vines. Additionally, Bodegas Gran Feudo expanded its offerings to include the Baluarte range from Rueda and Ribera del Duero.
One of Chivite’s most iconic wines is the “Colección 125,” a flagship wine created to celebrate the winery’s 125th anniversary. This wine represents the pinnacle of their craftsmanship and is crafted from carefully selected grapes, reflecting the best expression of Navarra’s terroir.
Gran Feudo Blanco100% Chardonnay, Alc. 12.5%
Gran Feudo Rosado100% Garnacha, Alc. 12.5%
Gran Feudo CrianzaBlend of Tempranillo, Garnacha and Cabernet Sauvignon, 12-14 months in American and French oak.
Gran Feudo ReservaTempranillo, Garnacha and Cabernet Sauvignon, 18-22 months in American and French oak.
Gran Feudo Dulce100% Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Sweet, Alc. 12%
Gran Feudo Viñas ViejasTempranillo, Garnacha and Merlot, 18-22 months in American and French oak, Alc. 13%
Chivite Colleción 125 ReservaTempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Alc. 13%
Chivite Colleción 125 Gran Reserva100% Tempranillo 24 months in French and American oak, Alc. 12.5%
Chivite Colleción Blanco Fermentado en Barrica100% Chardonnay, cask-fermented, 11 months in oak, Alc. 13.5%
Chivite Colleción 125 Vendimia Tardia (Late Harvest)100% Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Sweet, 10 months in oak, Alc. 14%
Facts & Figures
Area under Vine
Age of vines
3-50 year old vines
Oak barrel origin
Tempranillo, Garnacha, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Moscatel de Grano Menudo
Grape Varieties Used by the Winery
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Moscatel de Grano Menudo
Moscatel de Grano Menudo, also known as Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, is a white grape with a musky aroma. It is used to produce aromatic wines with flavors of citrus, apricot, and honey. The grapes are versatile and suitable for dry, sweet, fortified, and dessert wine styles. Moscatel de Grano Menudo wines pair well with desserts, cheeses, and spicy dishes
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