Doniene Gorrondona Txakolina currently has 15 hectares. in production, preferably owned. All the vineyards are located on the south-facing slopes of the Bakio Valley. Bakio, due to its geographical location, on the Cantabrian coast but protected by the mountains from the northwest winds, has historically been a vineyard growing area. The soil, sandier in the higher areas and more clayey in the lower parts of the valley, has a diversity to which the autochthonous varieties are adapted.
Harvest selected in the oldest vineyards and located on the slopes facing South / Southwest (area known as Basigo de Bakio, traditionally used for growing grapes): Torrezar, Artatxuberri, Iturriaga are vineyards with clay soils, variegated marl and plaster and Irimingorrieta, the youngest vineyard with sandstone and shale soil.
Oriented towards the scope of the expression of soils and variety. Destemming and short cold maceration. Made from flower must. Fermentation with the vineyard’s own yeasts. Aging on lees in tank. Spontaneous partial malolactic fermentation in tank. The wine has been made without adding sulfur throughout the process.
Straw yellow color. On the nose, it has slight pungent aromas, hazelnut, on a herbaceous base. On the palate it is vertical, frankly marked acidity, salinity and slight presence of carbonic, long lingering and persistent freshness.
Serving temperature: 8-10ºC
Ideal companion for shellfish, crustaceans and blue fish, as well as grilled fish, rice and white meat.
Alcoholic degree: 12.8% vol.
Total tartaric acidity: 7.80 g / l.
Reducing sugars: 3.08 g / l.