White Wine Més Ritme Blanc 2017
White wine from Priorat made from White Grenache & Macabeo aged for 11 months on lees.
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This interesting Spanish white wine is produced in Priorat. This is a region that, besides producing some bold, world-class red wines, also produces utterly characteristic, unconventional white wines.
Both grow in the typical Priorat soils made from decomposed slate, known in the region as llicorella.
After a manual harvest, this white wine from Priorat produced by Acústic Celler, managed by Albert Jané, the grapes were cold macerated for 48 hours.
Then 70% of the wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks and the rest in new French oak barrels.
Once the process was completed, Més Ritme Blanc 2017 was aged on its lees for 11 months.
Production around 6,000 bottles.
Drink over the next 6-8 years. Decant 1 hour before drinking.
Bright and clean, Més Ritme Blanc has a straw yellow colour with some golden tinges.
Elegant and deep, this blend of White Grenache & Macabeo shows some prominent notes of white and yellow fruit, underpinned by remembrances of pastry, Mediterranean garrigue and sweet spices. On the background, this white wine by Acústic Celler displays an extremely seductive minerality that keeps the conversation going for as long as one wishes.
Precise and well-defined, this white wine by Albert Jané has an unmistakable character. Smooth and fresh, with a superb texture. Remembrances of fine lees, Mediterranean forest floor, flowers and white fruit. This white wine from Priorat has a lively acidity and a long, enticingly mineral finish.
|Our personal opinion||
A nice job, Més Ritme Blanc 2017 is an excellent white wine from Priorat, the region's best kept secret.
Més Ritme Blanc 2016:
Enterwine 93. Peñín 93. Parker 92.
Més Ritme Blanc 2013:
Ritme Blanc 2012:
Peñín 93. Parker 91. Tanzer 92. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 9.45/10. Enterwine 93.
Ritme Blanc 2011:
Peñín 90. (2014 Edition). Peñín 91 (2015 Edition). Peñín 93 (2016 Edition).
Parker 90. Tanzer 91. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 9.32/10.
Ritme Blanc 2010:
First Vintage. Peñín 89 (2013 Edition). Peñín 91 (2014 Edition).
Tanzer 91. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 9.47/10.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||One hour before serving|
|Ageing||Fermented in Barrel|
|Type of ageing||Months mixing in barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||11|
|Percentage of variety||Garnacha Blanca 70%, Macabeo 30%.|
|Pairings||Baked whitefish, bluefish, Boullabaise, Cod, Fish and gravey, Goat cheese, Grilled fish, Oriental cuisine, Oysters, Poultry, Roasted white meats, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , White meat with gravy, Whitefish salads|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Fresh and dry, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|