Xarel·lo 2012

Xarel·lo 2012 CCPAE Ecological Production DO Penedes

 

Xarel·lo 100% 12,06º

Natural wine. Not subjected to clarification or filtration. Neither added sulfites, enzymes nor winemaking additives. Contains no added sulfites.

VINTAGE 2012

The winter was mild ─ no snow or extreme temperatures. The vines sprout early foreshadowing a preview of the vegetative cycle. Spring was not rainy, and summer was dry. Drought was especially strong in August. The quality of the grapes was excellent although the harvest was early. Finally it was made on September 12 by hand.

FERMENTATION

The grapes were transported in boxes and pressed. Fermentation started spontaneously on September 18 and lasted a month at 16 ° C. After fermentation, the wine was racked to another tank always in descending moon days. There it rested for a few months until the moment of bottling. Neither any alien substance was added, nor the was stabilized or filtered. The bottles are filled and plugged by had during fruit and flower days, according to the biodynamic calendar. Chardonnay was finally bottled in February.

PRODUCTION: 1300 bottles

ANALYSIS

  • Alcohol: 12,06 %
  • Volatile Acidity: 0,43 g / L
  • Total acidity, exp. tartaric acid: 6,0 g /L
  • Total sulfites <4 mg /l

 

TASTING NOTES

  • Color: Pale yellow and light green hues with steely notes.
  • Aroma: Floral aroma, with prevailing blossom almond and hints of fennel. Over time fennel becomes dominant.
  • Taste: Very cool; it has a fit while maintaining comprehensive and structured a long time. Medium aftertaste with hints of citrus and flowers.

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Total rainfall (l/m²): 576