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Raventós i Blanc de La Finca 2012

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Agricultura biodinámica

Raventós i Blanc de La Finca 2012

Characteristics

  • Gran Reserva. 36 meses en botella.
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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Details

Raventós i Blanc De la Finca 2012 is a highly interesting Catalan sparkling wine that comes from a unique vineyard located in a privileged place in Penedès.

The place is called Vinya dels Fòssils, and as its name suggests it is composed of rocks full of fossils. More specifically, fossils of marine origin that bring the wine a distinctive, saline minerality.

This wine is made from a blend of 45% Xarel.lo, 42% Macabeo and 13% Parellada, all coming from plots farmed following biodynamic procedures.

Harvested by hand, the grapes were gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks.

Then they were blended and the resulting wine was bottled in order to complete secondary fermentation.

Finally, the wine was aged for a minimum of 3 years in the cellar.

This was the last vintage crafted by Mr. Josep Maria Raventós i Blanc, the founder of the winery, before his demise.

Drink now until 2022+.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

Very bright, clean, pale yellow colour with some greyish glints.

 

Nose

Notes of white fruit, peaches and apricots, combined with aromas of aromatic herbs, white flowers, pastry, dry fruit and garrigue.

 

Palate

This wine from Conca del Riu Anoia has a lush texture and a fresh and bold passage through the palate. Very nicely crafted, with creamy, tiny bubbles and remembrances of peach syrup, green almonds, citrus peel, lime, hazelnuts, Mediterranean underbush, butter and a salty touch. Long, slightly bitter finish.

 

Our personal opinion

Raventós i Blanc de la Finca Brut 2012 is elegant, complex and age-worthy. After tasting it, you might want to reserve some bottles for the next years to witness its growth. 

OTHER VINTAGES

Raventós i Blanc de la Finca Brut 2011:

Peñín 91.

Year 2012
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Wine from the Costa de l'Anoia
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 36
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 "Xarel·lo":"45" "Macabeo":"42" "Parellada":"13"
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Red meat with gravy, Rice with fish, Roasted foods, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Sweet pastries, Whitefish salads
Taste Creamy with fine bubbles, Dry and aromatic
Occasion Aperitif, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion
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