Amphorae-Macabeu 1905 Presa Romana -1954 Xarel.Lo Vinyes Velles, 2014

By Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

  • Appellation: Catalunya
  • Region: Catalonia
  • Country: Spain
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Macabeu, Xarel-lo
  • Soil type: a:2:{i:0;s:5:"Chalk";i:1;s:4:"Clay";}
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • 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 separately. 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”.

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