ROSÉ WINES SELECTED: CHIVITE COLECCIÓN 125 AND THE NEW LAS FINCAS
The prestigious Spanish magazine, Fuera de Serie, which is distributed each weekend with the economic newspaper Expansión and the national newspaper El Mundo, did a rosé tasting in which six Spanish wines were up against four international wines.
The author confirms that, “there is no better way to measure the quality of the new generation of Spanish rosés than to compare them to those produced in other parts of the world. This is the idea that inspired Fuera de Serie to organize a tasting in which six quality rosés from Spain competed against four of similar quality from other countries. The tasting was blind and participants only found out which wines were tasted at the end.”
CHIVITE COLECCIÓN 125 ROSADO 2012
Another wonderful Spanish rosé that meets the standards of one of the best interpreters of this wine style: the Chivite family. It boasts a beautiful onion-skin color, a serious and potent expression with defined hints of ripe red fruits, citrus and minerals, and an enveloping mouthfeel. “It is a masculine rosé”, suggests Mónica Velasco.
CHIVITE LAS FINCAS ROSADO 2014
The new rosé from Chivite is dedicated to the culinary saga of the Arzak family. It differs greatly from the Colección 125 also tasted in this session, starting with its stylish pale color. Fresh, fine, and properly acidic, it does not have the same complexity, but, according to Velasco, its qualities are “unexpectedly persistent”