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Raventós i Blanc Blanc de Blancs 2020

Raventós i Blanc Blanc de Blancs

2020
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Spec sheet

TypeCava
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti12.0%

The wine

Their “premier” wine, by the company’s own admission and a fine example of their work. Macabeo is the primary grape here, but the complexity comes from using a blend of varieties and the different soil compositions. Harvested manually and quickly transferred to the winery, the grapes are fed in by gravity. At each stage of the wine-making process, the atmosphere is controlled by using dry ice.

A fruity Cava (lemon and apple), smooth, unblemished, with well-balanced acidity. Totally refreshing, with an abundance of fine bubbles.

A second fermentation occurs in bottle, followed by a minimum ageing period of 15 months lying in a horizontal position.

What does this wine taste like?

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Straw yellow / Bright / Fine bubbles
Bouquet
White fruit / Mediterranean herbs / Dried fruit and nuts / Citrus fruits
Mouth
Powerful / Flavoursome / Well-integrated carbonic acid

Drinking and storing

Serve between 6ºC and 8ºC

Ratings and awards

201490 PK
201391 PK
201190 PK
PK: Parker

Customer reviews

4.6/5
10 reviews
Vintage:

Winemaking

Ageing period18 months

Vineyards

Vinya del Llac

Vine ageBetween 21 and 50 years
SoilLimestone / Pebbles
ClimateMediterranean
YieldsLow yields
Surface area30.00 hectares

The winery

Raventós i Blanc

Raventós i Blanc

Raventós i Blanc is virtually a synonym of traditional and family-run winemaking. The farm where their wines are made has belonged to the Raventós family since 1497. Twenty-one generations have lived and worked here among spectacular vineyards and woodland, located in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, the sparkling wine capital of Catalonia. The family keep records certifying that they were already making wine here for home consumption and selling must to other winemakers...

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