Blanc de Gresa
Blanc de Gresa
INFORMATION OF INTEREST Blanc de Gresa 2018
Colour: Pale yellow, clear, clean, transparent, bright.
Aroma: Complex wine, with high aromatic power, it is frank, interesting, the primary aromas are intertwined with the tertiary ones due to its aging in barrels. Reminiscences of ripe peach, fuji apple, green tea, light roasts, vanilla, smoky notes, quality wood.
Taste: Tasty, very well structured, long journey in the gustatory phase, long and persistent, we highlight the sensation of unctuousness, glyceric, fatty, well balanced ( acidity-aging-barrel ), a pleasant silky sensation, light notes of dried fruit, wood very well integrated along with the fruit appreciations and light minerality.
With level gastronomy, very pure and fresh fish and seafood, iron, oven, steamed. And due to its gustatory strength, you can taste and enjoy a magnificent union with Llobregant rice, grilled shrimp from the coast of the Costa Brava ( Roses and Palamos ).
Carme Casacuberta, with a degree in Chemical sciencies and winemaker, together with his husband Antoni Pena, industrial engineer, moved by their passion for wine launched in 2002 the project Olivardots in the term of Capmany. Located in a unique area and enclosed in 4 hectares of vine, in 2006 they built up the winery, designed to work with the help of the gravity, and adding new techniques to preserve the traditional working systems. At the beginning of 2016, a new generation, her daughter Carlota Pena, joined the project. Another oenologist and passionate about the vineyard and wine who will bring new ideas and challenges in favor of this exciting family project. Vinyes d'Olivardots currently has 9 hectares of vineyard owned.
The Grenache have been fermented and aged for 8 months in new 500-liter French oak barrels, removing it from the lees ( bâtonnage ) for a certain period of time. The white Samsó has been vinified in a stainless steel vat. at low temperature remaining along with its lees until assembly. The objective is to obtain the best expression of each variety.
Varieties: White Grenache 54%, Red Grenache 23% and Samsó White 23%.
The three varieties come from two old vineyard farms, 90 and 110 years old, located in the flattest area of the region where the terrain is alluvial formed by pebbles and sand.
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Vi ben elaborat, aromàtic, fresc. Recomenable
Val la pena. Excellent.
- Blanc de Gresa
Very good taste