White Wine Ónra Blanc 2018
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The wine Ónra Blanc by Celler La Gravera is produced from 11.3 hectares of vineyards spread out over 14 different plots. Belonging to the Costers del Segre DO, the climate of the region is harsh, with very cold winters and extremely hot summers with long drought periods.
The 2018 vintage of this Spanish white wine includes again White grenache and Sauvignon Blanc, this time nuanced by a touch of Chenin Blanc. The winery currently follows biodynamic practices in all of its farming procedures.
Meticulously harvested, the grapes were brought to the cellar, selected twice, gently crushed, and cold-macerated for about 10 hours.
Then they were gently pressed, and the wine must was drawn off and transferred into stainless steel tanks, where each grape variety was separately fermented at a low temperature for over a period of 14 days.
Finally, Ónra Blanc 2018 was aged for 5 months on its lees in those same tanks prior to its bottling with periodic stirrings.
Drink this white wine from Costers del Segre over the next 3 years.
The wine Onra Blanc has a straw yellow colour with greenish tinges.
Remembrances of Granny Smith apples, bananas and pineapples. On the background of this blend of White Grenache, Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc there are some notes of fennel, white flowers and pastry.
This organic and biodynamic white wine has a fresh entrance on the palate, showing flavours of pears, apples and aromatic herbs. Some tropical hints, a touch of spices and some mineral undertones. This white wine by Celler La Gravera has a good acidity and medium, fruity finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The wine Ónra Blanc 2018 shows a remarkable balance and a distinctive personality. An excellent organic white wine from Costers del Segre.
Ónra Blanc 2017:
Ónra Blanc 2015:
White Grenache (55%), Chenin Blanc (30%) & Sauvignon Blanc (15%). 3 months on lees. Enterwine 91.
Ónra Blanc 2013:
|D.O.||Costers del Segre|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||Yes|
|Type of ageing||Months mixing in stainless steel|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||5|
|Percentage of variety||Garnacha Blanca 70%, Sauvignon Blanc 20%, Chenin Blanco 10%.|
|Pairings||Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Fish and gravey, Fish and vegitables, Grilled whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Rice with fish, Roasted fish, semi-curred cheese, Sheep´s cheese, Soft pasta cheese, Sushi, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Dry and aromatic, Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner|