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Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2018

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Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2018

Characteristics

  • On lees. 4
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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€10.15
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Details

This is the new vintage of this original, delightfully geeky Spanish white wine produced by Vinyes d'Olivardots, a winery based in the northern Catalan region of L'Empordà.

Made from a blend of White Grenache, Grey Grenache (known as Garnatxa Roja in northern Catalonia) and Macabeo, Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora is produced from old vines, many of which are over 80 years old.

Harvested by hand, after a pre-maceration with the skins this white wine from L'Empordà was transferred into 700-litre clay vessels, where it was fermented and aged for 4 months.

Not filtered or clarified, Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2018 was aged for some months in the bottle before its release.

Additional Information

Appearance

The Spanish white wine Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora has a pale yellow colour with some grey tinges.

Nose

This white wine from Finca Olivardots is very suggestive. Aromas of citrus, white flowers, aniseed, aromatic herbs and ripe bone fruit. On the background, this white wine aged in clay vessels insinuates some mineral nuances and earthy remembrances.

Palate

Fresh and zesty, this Grey Grenache white wine has an unctuous body and a smooth texture. Remembrances of apricots, peaches, Mediterranean underbrush and flowers. Crisp acidity and long finish with some mineral remembrances.

Our personal opinion

Unconventional and seductive, Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2018 widens the range of our wine palate.

OTHER VINTAGES

Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2017:

Enterwine 92.

Finca Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2016:

Enterwine 91. Guia de Vins de Catalunya (Bind tasting): 9,54/10.

Vinyes d'Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2015:

Enterwine 91.

Vinyes d'Olivardots Groc d'Àmfora 2014:

Blend of 40% Grey Grenache, 40% White Grenache and Macabeo 20%. Parker 90. Peñín 90.

9,68/10-Guia de Vins de Catalunya (blind tasting).

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Empordà
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 7-9ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing On lees
Type of ageing No
Number of months aged in Barrels 4
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Garnacha Blanca 45%, Garnacha Gris 30%, Macabeo 25%.
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Fish and gravey, Full salads, Grilled fish, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, Risotto, Soft pasta cheese, White meat with gravy
Taste Dry and aromatic, Fresh and dry, Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense
Occasion Aperitif, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner
  1. Olivardots review by Stan Laurel on 11/12/2017
    Value

    This reminds me of some Georgian orange wines produced in the now famous Qvevri vessels. Earthy, balsamic, slightly tanninc, with tension and inner thrust.

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