Harvested by hand, each variety was separately vinified. Alcoholic fermentation took place in Hungarian oak barrels with weekly pump-overs, after which the wine spent 4 months ageing on its lees.
After that the wine was blended and stabilized in stainless steel tanks.
The name of this organic Spanish white wine, "Blanc de Marges", comes from the fact that the vineyards are located on side terraces bounded by small dry stone walls, known as "marges" in that agricultural area.
Fresh and elegant, the Blanc de Marges 2016 from Costers del Segre is a wine to be consumed over the next three years.
Blanc de Marges has a pale straw color with some greenish tinges.
This organic white wine from Costers del Segre has a subtle a nuanced character. Aromas of ripe white fruit, citrus, some hints of pastry and white flowers, and a light smokey touch.
This blend of Xarel.lo, Malvasia and Parellada by Cooperativa L'Olivera has a fresh and tasty entrance. Yellow fruit, citrus and white flowers define the palate. The wine has a smooth and creamy body, a lively acidity and a long finish leaving memories of fruit and subtle smokey remebrances.
|Our personal opinion||
This white wine from Costers del Segre Blanc de Marges 2016 is both a serious and an easy-to-drink white wine.
Blanc de Marges 2015:
|D.O.||Costers del Segre|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||No|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Ageing||Fermented in Barrel|
|Type of ageing||Months in Hungarian oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||4|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||Parellada 46%, Xarel·lo 33%, Malvasía 21%.|
|Pairings||bluefish, Cod, Creams, Fish and vegitables, Full salads, Goat cheese, Grilled fish, Grilled vegitables, Grilled whitefish, Pasta with fish, Soup and rice|
|Taste||Dry and full bodied, Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|
Like a Cava, but with no bubbles and flowery, delicately sweet twist. Delicate and captivating.