Our vineyards

On a slope, to make the most of the sunshine

Txakoli de Bizkaia-Bizkaiko Txakolina is characterised by the unique features of the Province. Cultivated on holdings halfway up hillsides protected from the north winds and seeking as much sunshine as possible, located at an average altitude of 50 to 200 m above sea level on plots of land that tend to be small and difficult to mechanise, mean that it is a wine produced with loving care and with a quality that sets it apart.

Agro-climatic conditions

Mild temperatures in summer thanks to the sea

The cool summer temperatures due to the effect of the sea favour a slow ripening process.

Rainfall between 1,000 and 1,300 mm

A rainfall of around 1000 – 1300 mm., higher in winter, spring and part of autumn.

Method of cultivation on espaliers

Grapes are usually cultivated on a trellis, with a plantation layout of between 3 x 1.5 m. and2.5 x 1.10 m.

Shallow soils

A variety of soils, generally not very deep, slightly acidic with a clay-loam texture on limestone rock and marls.

Atlantic climate

A humid, warm Atlantic climate. Although it is an area with less light owing to the clouds and condensation, the vineyard receives more hours of sunshine due to the fact that it is located on land with a special orientation.

Southerly winds

The frequency of the south winds in autumn, which is ideal for the correct ripening of the grape.