White Young Wine
Baix Penedés (Tarragona)
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Region: Baix Penedès - Catalonia
Bottle: 75 cl
Grape Varieties: 100% Xarel.lo
Type: White Young wine.
Alcohol Volume: 10 %
Serving Temperature: 6º - 8º
Production: Sourced from a 4 ha. single plot called " Finca La Caseta" located in the twon of Bonastre within the distric of Baix Penedès and the province of Tarragona. At an altitude of 170 mt above the sea level and under a strong maritime influence, due to its proximity to the coast, just 6 km away, together with the clayish soil, poor in organic matter, and the low yield producing vines, gives the grapes the excellent characteristics from this vineyard, which results into a 100% Terroir expression wines.
The cultivation of the vineyards is done under sustainable viticulture. The harvest is done manually followed by hand sorting of the grapes in the vineyard. The fermentation took place at controlled temperature of 12.5ºC during 25 days in 200 ltr. Clay Amphora vases, followed by 5 months resting on its lees in stainless steel tanks.
Sicus Terrers Mediterranis is the Project of Eduard Pie, a young viticultor that belongs to the new generation of young wine makers, perfectionist, enthusiast, talented and most of all innovative and restless. Based in Bonastre a small village in the Baix Penedès in the province of Tarragona where the family owned winery has been growing vines for more than 100 years intended for the bulk wine market until a few year when Eduard took charge of the winery and renovated it in order to produce good quality wines. Today Eduard cultivates 18 acres of family owned and also rented vineyards, he works with indigenous varieties alone and his wines are organically grown and amphora fermented, some of which are buried in the vineyard. He uses small amounts of sulfur only at key stages.
Tasting Notes: Straw-yellow colour, displays good aromatic complexity in the nose with white fruits and wild flowers notes, thyme and rosemary. Clean, fresh and rounded with mineral flavours and balancing acidity. LIghtly grassy character leading to a nicely bitter finish.
Note: Enjoy now and during the next 3-4 years. it ages extremely well.
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