EQUILIBRI

blanc mavabeu penedès socarrada àmfora ecològic organic wine

This is a balancing wine. It is only made in specific vintages. Those that have the virtue of providing a grape with sugar and a good level of acidity. It is a unique wine that comes from a very old vineyard with 1 "jornal" (1 third of hectare) planted in the Sant Jaume mountain in Pacs del Penedès.

 

The label is the reproduction of the artwork "The apprentice of equilibrista", a painting on canvas by the painter Juan Carlos Civit.

To accompany dishes of sausages, Iberian hams, cured cheeses, foie gras, sea and mountain dishes, baked fish ...

Organic wine certified by CCPAE

Vegan wine. In its preparation, no product of animal origin is used

white wine Penedès D.O

Aged in french oak barrels

vintage 2013

100% Xarel·lo

single plot:

"Sant Jaume" in Pacs del Penedès planted in 1948.

 WINEMAKING

First harvest: One third of the vineyard on september 4th.

Second harvest: Rest of the vineyard on September 29th.

1st harvest:

Soft pressing. Static settling of the flower must at 16ºc during 24 hours. Addition of natural yeast and fermentation in stainless steel vats during 10 days. Racked and reserved in inert stainless steel tank.

2nd harvest:

Cold pellicular maceration at 10 ºC for about 5 hours before pressing. Static settling of must at 16ºc during 20 hours, addition of natural yeast and fermentation in stainless steel vats. Once fermentation is finished racked to 300 litters oak barrels with its own lees. Aged for 24 months in barrel adding the first wine to keep it fresh.

Finally  both wines are blended.

Botled in june 2017.

                             NOTA DE CATA

Medium intensity aroma, clean, concentrated and complex. Predominant aromas of ripe fruit, candied, with memories of quince and apricot jam that give way to slight citrus notes, pleasant spicy aromas, toasted and smoked notes.

The palate has an entrance with volume. It is a white wine with a body, unctuous, that surprises with a fantastic acidity. Long and very persistent.

 


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