MontRubí White Penedès Spain- 750 ml

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White is a monovarietal Xarel·lo wine from vineyards planted in 1974. The nutrient­poor soils at high altitude in Alt Penedés are ideal for this versatile variety. 

Lying just 37 miles west of Barcelona, MontRubí is at home in the wine region of Penedès, steeped in hundreds of years of tradition.

The philosophy of the winery is to support traditional, sustainable viticulture that is respectful of the environment, seeking balance between its grape strains and the environment, and at the same time incorporate new technology. 

Region: Penedès, Catalonia, Spain.

Winery: MontRubí. 

Type: White.

Grape:  100% Xarel·loa Spanish grape variety from Catalunya. It is used to produce various styles of wine, but is most often associated with sparkling Cava. Xarel-lo can produce wines with intense aromas and flavors, notably of earthy or herbal character.

Aroma: A youthful and vibrantly fruited wine with sweet herbal scents with fresh green fennel at its crescendo.

Palate: This bottling is full of the fruit flavors typical of the Xarel·lo variety: tart green apple, Limonera pear, pineapple skin, and faint notes of Spanish jasmine.

Pairing: Light starters, grilled white fish, white meat, baked white fish.

Temperature: Drink at 46°F.

Production: Short cold maceration in contact with the skins and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Maturation on fine lees contact for 3 weeks.

Alcohol: 12.5%.