Dry Young white wine
CELLER JOSEP VICENS
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Region: Catalonia (D.O. Terra Alta)
Grape Varieties: 100% White Grenache
Type: Dry White Wine briefly aged on tis lees
Alcohol Volume: 14%
Serving Temperature: 10º - 12º
Production: Grenache based wine sourced from the oldest Grenache vines in Terra Alta, vineyards of over 75 years old, growing on calcareous soils in the municipal district of Gandesa. Ageing with its lees for 6 months with batonnage.
Ma Iaia Cinta is the second label of the Winery, created a few years ago by Josep Vicens the 5th generation as a homage to the Grandfather “Sisco” Francisco Vicens, one of the pioneers in the elaboration of the wines in the family, for his life dedication and commitment to the world of wine
Small Family run operation whose origins date back to the early days of the XIX century, the Vincen’s family, local winegrowers dedicated to selling wine in bulk, have passed on the operation to the actual generation who committed to innovation, introduced new techniques, pioneers in the introduction of the Syrah variety in the area and elaborating good quality wines. Their brand name “Vinyes del Grau” comes from the family’s oldest plantation called “El Grau” where they grow mainly Syrah, used both in their young and aged wine. Their vineyards, extending over 17 hectares are situated in the surroundings of Gandesa (Terra Alta); they are planted on diverse soils, although the main type is the calcareous very low in organic matter.
Tasting Notes: Pale yellow color, clean and bright. Lovely freshness, scents of white fruit and fruit tree flowers with a subtlety honeyed background. Fresh with good acidity, marked fruit-floral notes. Pleasant with an herbaceous touch towards the end.
Notes: Drinks nicely now and during the next 2 - 3 years.
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