The harvest of Bizkaiko Txakolina 2021 begins on the 17th of septembre

22 Sep The harvest of Bizkaiko Txakolina 2021 begins on the 17th of septembre

Leioa 16-09-21 The harvest of Bizkaiko Txakolina will officially begin the 17th os septembre, Friday, although some wineries have already gone ahead to collect some early varieties. The Denomination of Origin estimates that this year’s harvest may be 10% higher than last year, in which 2,358,000 kilograms of grapes were harvested.

A harvest is expected within the usual parameters in the vineyards attached to the DO, both in dates (between the end of September and the beginning of October) and in quantity and characteristics of the grape, which will provide a txakoli from Bizkaia within a few months. with its most classic features.

The harvest is preceded by a summer that has been dry, cold and with little sunshine, which has caused the grapes to ripen on the usual dates in Bizkaia, unlike the two previous campaigns in which it was produced an advance.