Vins El Cep, S.A.

Gelida Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature Reserva

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2016 Vintage

90pts

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2015 Vintage

90pts

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2015 Vintage

90pts

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Denominacion de Origen

D.O. Penedes

Location

Sant Sadurni D’Anoia, Penedès, Barcelona, Spain.

Varietal

50% Xarel-lo, 25% Macabeo, 15% Parellada, 10% Chardonnay

Vineyards

Can Castany, Can Prats, Can Miquel, Can Simon

Year(s) Planted

Between 1948 and 1990

Viticulture

Completely biodynamic viticulture. The grapes are sourced from estate vineyards. Macabeo from Can Simón, Xarel-lo from Can Prats, Parellada from Can Castany, and Chardonnay from Can Miquel de les Planes. Completely organic viticulture, certified by the NOP.

Soils

Limestone soils of a sandy texture.

Climate

Mediterranean

Winemaking

Methode champenoise. Rapid entry into the cellar by gravity. Gentle press with 50% extraction of free-run juice. Each variety is fermented in small tanks at controlled temperature. Secondary fermentation in bottle.

Ageing

Methode champenoise. Rapid entry into the cellar by gravity. Gentle press with 50% extraction of free-run juice. Each variety is fermented in small tanks at controlled temperature. Secondary fermentation in bottle.

Comments

An exclusive organic cava that embodies the predominance of Xarel-lo.