White Wine Pardas Rupestris 2017

White wine from Penedes made from Xarel·lo, Red Xarel·lo, Malvasia and Macabeo, aged for 4 months on its lees.
Young. 4 Months mixing in stainless steel
Percentage of Alcohol: 12.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Penedès
Grapes Varieties: Macabeo, Malvasía, Xarel·lo, Xarel·lo Rojo,
Wineries: Celler Pardas
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Availability: In stock

€8.30
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A very interesting wine, Pardas Rupestris is produced by the intellectually curious, always self-challenging Celler Pardas winery.

This Spanish white wine is made from an interesting blend of Xarel·lo, Xarel·lo Vermell, Malvasía de Sitges and Macabeo, four indigenous Catalan varieties which make for a rather unique wine.

Since the vineyards are planted in shallow calcareous soils, the roots are in direct contact with the bedrock, a fact that imparts a distinctive minerality to the fruit.

Harvested by hand and carefully selected, the grapes were destemmed and gently crushed prior to fermentation. Then they were macerated for 3 to 4 days, after which Pardas Rupestris 2017 must was drawn off, fermented and aged on its lees for 4 months with periodic stirrings.

A faithful expression of traditional Penedés, this organic white wine should be drunk over the next 2-3 years.

 

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Appearance

The wine Pardas Rupestris has a clean, bright, pale yellow colour with some steely tinges.

 

Nose

Fresh and expressive, Rupestris by Celler Pardas smells of white flowers, citrus and aniseed. On the background, a perfume of orange blossom, aromatic herbs and deep mineral undertones.

Palate

Fresh and dry, this young white wine from Penedès has a straightforward, no-nonsense quality and a very good acidity. Citrus, freshly-cut grass, jasmine and sour apples. This wine by Celler Pardas has a crisp, medium long finish.

Our personal opinion

The organic wine Pardas Rupestris 2017 is fragrant and pleasant. Perfect for informal gatherings with friends.

OTHER VINTAGES

Pardas Rupestris 2016:

Enterwine 90.

Pardas Rupestris 2014:

Enterwine 89.

Year 2017
Type White
D.O. Penedès
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Organic Yes
Ageing Young
Type of ageing Months mixing in stainless steel
Number of months aged in Barrels 4
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Percentage of variety Xarel·lo, Xarel·lo Rojo, Malvasía de Sitges, Macabeo.
Pairings Alone, Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Poultry, Rice with fish, Roasted fish, Roasted white meats, Salads with lite seasonings, Soft pasta cheese
Taste Dry and aromatic, Fresh and dry, Light, easy to drink
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner
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pardas
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Perfect with pasta and rice dishes. White, but not ethereal. Review by Lucy (Posted on 07/02/2019)
rupestris
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Dry, fresh, with a note of berries and a sweet eco at the end. Uncommon and nice. Review by The Pro (Posted on 14/06/2018)
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