White Wine Els Bassotets 2020
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This low-sulphur Spanish white wine comes from the southern Catalan region of Conca de Barberà.
The grapes were sourced from 15 to 20-year-old, organically farmed vines grown in clay-limestone soils. After a meticulous harvest, fermentation took place in concrete vats using only indigenous yeasts.
After that, Els Bassotets 2020 was aged for 6 months in stainless steel tanks. Before bottling, this natural wine was neither filtered nor clarified.
Because of its nicely untamed character, this no added sulphites wine greatly acknowledges aeration.
Decant this white wine from Conca de Barberà 30 minutes before drinking.
The white wine Els Bassotets is pale golden with some greenish tinges.
Tight and closed at the beginning, this blend of Macabeo and Chenin Blanc slowly opens to notes of ripe white fruit, citrus, peaches, white flowers, evolving into hints of dry fruit, toast, baked bread and fresh yeasts.
Pleasant, fruity and excitingly wild. This low-sulfites white wine from the Escoda-Sanahuja winery has an uplifting character and a great acidity. Complex notes of ripe white fruit, underbush, flowers and yeasts. Long, savoury finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Uncompromisingly original Els Bassotets 2020 drinks great without food, and also pairs excellently with pasta, rice and fish recipes.
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|D.O.||Conca de Barberà|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||Yes|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||Yes|
|Type of ageing||Months in tanks|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||6|
|Percentage of variety||Macabeo 70%, Chenín Blanc 30%.|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Fish and gravey, Grilled whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Risotto, Roasted fish, Salads with lite seasonings, Smoked foods, Soft cheeses, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Fruity and Fresh|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Aperitif, Because you deserve it, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|