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Parvus Chardonnay 2018

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€8.85
Certifcación ecológica

Parvus Chardonnay 2018

Characteristics

  • Barrel. 3 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12.5

Score

90
Enterwine Score 90
90
Media rating 90

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€8.85
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Details

The delicious Parvus Chardonnay is an organic Spanish white wine fermented and aged in oak by the Alta Alella winery.

A single varietal Chardonnay, the grapes come from vines planted at altitudes between 150 and 300 metres above sea level.

Soils are mainly composed of Sauló, a local term that designates a kind of decomposed granite.

Harvest of this white wine from the DO Alella, Catalonia's tiniest Designation of Origin, was meticulous. The grapes were selected in the cellar and macerated prior to fermentation.

Then Parvus Chardonnay 2018 was fermented in new French oak barrels, where it was also aged on its lees for 3 months.

Drink this white wine from Alella over the next 3 years.

Additional Information

Appearance

The white wine Parvus Chardonnay has a very bright, clean, straw-yellow colour with some golden tinges.

Nose

This organic white wine by the Alta Alella winery is, one might say, quite sexy on the nose. Aromas of white fruit, bananas and tropical fruit, together with white flowers, some herbal notions, a touch of wet earth, and a dash of smoke and spices.

Palate

Fresh, unctuous and pleasant, Parvus suggests some notes typical of a Med Chardonnay, such as ripe pineapple, creme brulée and patisserie, alongside remembrances of clove, white flowers, and cumin. Acidity is good, and the wine has a long, elegant finish.

Our personal opinion

An easy-to-drink, pleasant, slightly dry wine, Parvus Chardonnay 2018 makes a great pairing with hearty fish dishes and white meat.

OTHER VINTAGES

Parvus Chardonnay 2017:

Enterwine 90.  Vivino’s Wine Style Awards 2018 - TOP WINE Sp. Chardonnay

Parvus Chardonnay 2016:

Enterwine 89. Peñín 89.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Alella
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic Yes
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Barrel
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 3
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Chardonnay
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Risotto, semi-curred cheese, Smoked foods, Soft pasta cheese, Soup and rice, White meat with gravy
Taste Fresh and dry, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion
  1. lovers review by For Chard on 10/11/2017
    Value

    Smooth organic Chard that manages to keep the freshness. Gently spicy, but not suffocated by the oak ageing. Very good.

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