It is right on the edge of the largest desert in Europe where our project and our passion for special terroirs begins, for those unique landscapes that are able to cross the “border” and show themselves within their own wines, giving them a differentiated character and great expression .
The Bardenas Reales de Navarra is an extreme place: with clayey-calcareous soil, very poor and arid, dry climate and with a strong thermal contrast between day and night. Due to these harsh conditions, the vines offer a very low yield but an extraordinary quality, with small grains and a high concentration. We have planted native fruit trees and shrubs around the vines in order to increase the biodiversity.
Our adventurous spirit has pushed us to search for different soils, cultures and ways of understanding vine and wine. And what we have found are magnificent landscapes for the cultivation of the vine, beautiful and full of life, of biodiversity. For us, increasing Biodiversity in the vineyard is the natural and logical way of understanding vine cultivation and agriculture in general. Only by letting nature act in freedom, our wine can be authentic and, only in this way, our project makes sense. We have planted different plant species such as aromatic plants, shrubs or fruit trees (the greater the variety, the better), but always indigenous varieties. We have done it both in isolation and in hedges, this plantation accounting for 37% of the total available land, thus breaking monoculture. Also, we maintain the forested areas near the vineyard, important, among other things, for their benefit as a wildlife refuge. All this allows us to configure the landscape mosaic, providing heterogeneity and enhancing biodiversity.