Macabeu Orange Wine Amphorae, 2016

By Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

  • Appellation: D.O CONCA DE BARBERÀ
  • Region: Catalonia
  • Country: Spain
  • Colour: Orange
  • Grape Varieties: Macabeu
  • Soil type: Alluvial, Clay, Granite, Gravel, Limestone, Sand, Silex
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Tinaja
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information: Old vines of MACABEU planted at high altitide around 700 meters. 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. The fermentation is done , with whole berries and skin contact during 6 to 8 weeks . Spontaneous malolactic fermentation is done.

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".