Amphorae – macabeu 1905 Presa Romana -1954 Xarel.lo Vinyes Velles, 2014

By Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

  • Region: Catalonia
  • Country: Spain
  • Colour: White
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.
    • No added sulphites.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 18 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:2 diferent cuvees. Old vines of MACABEU planted on 1905 , another wines is made with white & red XAREL.LO over 100 years in calcareous clay soil. It We made the wine mono-variety , we bottling separtely. Prefermentative cold maceration to prevent oxidation and preserve the primary aromas; subsequent stripping of fruit with manual selection of scratch on the table from grain to grain selection. Maceration of whole berry after 2 days later pressing. Decanting 5 degrees and then the juice is fermented at 10 ° with native yeast in French oak barrels for several uses. The fermentation time is 10-12 days with temperature control throughout the process. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation., Aging in barrels (o several uses) of French oak for 9 months., Elements of consistency of this wine are the expression of the variety, the old vines and ground limestone and freshness that gives the sea air which is only 2 kilometers of distance.

    About Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

    Catalonia, Spain

    Costador Terroirs & Metamporphika are single vineyard. We produce organic wines from old mountain vineyards. We work with more than 20 grapes varieties in Conca Barbera , Priorat & Tarragona. We make artisanal wines fermented and aged in amphorae and also elaborate Ancestral Wines ” PetNats”.