To produce the Colet Navazos Reserva Extra Brut Equipo Navazos, Colet and Equipo Navazos have experimented with other parameters, as in the game of combining small amounts of flor yeasts and/or lees for the second fermentation of Penedés sparkling wines. Aged under flor for 41 months and given a sherry dosage at bottling. This wine has virtually no residual sugar and no sulfites have been added in the degorging.
All of the Chardonnay fruit for the Colet Navazos Reserva Extra Brut comes from certified organic vineyards.
Equipo Navazos is a group of friends who have united over a shared passion for the treasures of Jerez, Sanlúcar, El Puerto and Montilla. Working with local producers to identify high quality butts of sherry with finesse and complexity which they then bottle and offer in very limited amounts. As well as producing sherry, Equipo Navazos has collaborated with other winemakers including Dirk Niepoort and Sergi Colet to develop some intriguing and characterful wines from Jerez and sparkling wines from Penèdes. The white chalky soil of the Jerez area, ‘albariza,’ is ideal for the cultivation of Palamino grapes which produce the sherry for which Jerez is so well known. The Manzanilla and Sherry wines are bottled in limited series, in successive numbered editions of dated releases (the date of each saca or withdrawal has been precisely stated on the label) so that aficionados can deliberately compare different editions of the same solera if they so desire.