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History and location

traditions of the time

Geographical location of
the winery Marqués De Berol

photo: Navarra region

The geographical position of Bodegas Marqués de Berol is not accidental.

The Navarra region stretches from the Pyrenees to the Ebro river. Historically, 15 000 hectares of vineyards have been grown on these lands. The humid Atlantic, moderately continental, dry and hot Mediterranean climates intersect here.

This is due to the proximity and influence of the Cantabrian mountains and the Pyrenees, but at the same time - a strong descend towards the basin of the Ebro river.

photo: Navarra location

History of the Kingdom of Navarra

From old centuries, agriculture has always been well developed in the medieval kingdom of Navarra. Navarra is conventionally divided into economic and geographic zones. The Marqués de Berol wine cellars are located in the southeastern Ribera Tudelana.

The Way of St. James, the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, is a very big and extensive network of pilgrimage routes through Europe, France and Spain.

photo: Path of the French kings

One of the routes passed here. A large royal road was here - it is also called the road of the French kings - it connected small medieval kingdoms, joined Europe to Galicia. Therefore, the area was influenced by various agricultural cultures, and the winemaking industry was established here as the most important.

Fertility of the Navarra region

photo: Fertility of the Navarra region

These lands are located three hundred kilometers south of the French winemaking areas of Bordeaux and share the soil and climate with neighboring Rioja, so the province has managed to position itself as a major wine producer and opened its lands to new varieties of grapes, along with traditional and preferred ones.

photo: Fertility of Navarra

Marqués De Berol vineyards

The vineyards grow at an altitude of 450 meters above the sea level and 125 meters above the Arga river. There is a clay-limestone area formed from alluvial soils with a high level of drainage due to the presence of pebbles.

photo: Vineyards of the Marques de Berol

And this is a unique and most suitable land and climate for growing grape varieties such as Tempranillo, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Garnacha. The pride of the winery is its fine rosé and gorgeous red wine from traditional Garnacha. At the same time, the capacity and conditions of processing and storage allow to use international grape varieties.

Winery climate

The annual rainfall in this region is 1042 mm, and the number of hours of sunshine is more than 2000, which makes it possible to grow high quality grapes with quality control over pruning and watering.

Therefore, the winery (bodegas) is positioned as a traditional one, but at the same time it breaks the stereotypes of the area, having modern technical capabilities.

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20° Average temperature
in summer

photo: Winery climate

Winery

photo: Marques de Berol wineries

In the 60s and 70s of the XX century, with the development of scientific and technological progress, the wine cellars of Marqués de Berol for the first time were modernized into a winery with its own production line and storage.

Under the influence of various economic factors in the wine industry, winemakers changed each other, but production did not die, and over time it developed more and more, traditions were preserved, experience was accumulated.

The winery was reborn after a complete modernization of equipment for the production and storage of wine. Since 2015, a new line of wines has appeared as Marqués de Berol along with the previously produced brands Upain and Larums.

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brands
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equipment
photo: Modernization of wine production and storage

The equipment meets all the requirements of the latest technologies and is equipped with fermentation tanks, a cellar for barrels made of North American and French oak, spacious rooms for aging in bottles and a modern filling system.