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Winegrowing area (Basque Txakolina) in the northern Spanish region Basque country in the north of Rioja and near the French border. It consists of three parts. These are the 2001 classified DO Chacolí de Alava (Basque Arabako Txakolina) with 75 ha, the DO Chacolí de Guetaria (Basque Getariako Txakolina) with 175 hectares and the DO Chacolí de Vizcaya (Basque Bizkaiko Txakolina) with 195 hectares. Until the phylloxera, there were still over 1,000 hectares of vineyards here. The vineyards on clay, limestone and chalk soils are tiny and widely scattered. There is plenty of rain, but also a lot of sun, the vines are on pergolas behaved. More than 80% of acidic, low-alcohol white wines with natural carbon dioxide from Hondarribi Zuri (synonym of several varieties, see under Hondarribi Beltza ) with small proportions of Petit Manseng. Petit Courbu. Gros Manseng and Folle Blanche vinified. The red wine is produced from Hondarribi Beltza.

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