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White 2018

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White 2018

Characteristics

  • Young
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12.5

Score

90
Enterwine Score 90
90
Media rating 90

Availability: In stock

€9.05
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Details

Produced by Heretat Mont Rubí, White is a young Spanish white wine made exclusively from Xarel·lo.

The low-yielding, over 50-year-old vines are planted in a single estate with limestone soils, Finca l'Avellà, located in the highest area of the DO Penedès.

After a meticulous harvest, the grapes were cold-macerated and fermented at a low temperature.

Then HMR White 2018 was aged for some months on its lees.

This white wine from Penedès has a production of 20,000 bottles.

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine HMR White has a pale yellow colour with some steely tinges.

Nose

Clean and elegant, this Xarel·lo suggests aromas of wet earth, bitter herbs, white fruit and a dash of citrus. On the background, White insinuates a touch of fennel and some mineral undertones.

Palate

Fresh and crisp, this wine by Heretat Mont Rubí has a linear, solid structure and a nice mineral core nuanced by citrus and bitter herbs. This white wine from Penedès ends with some plesant notes of butter and white flowers.

Our personal opinion

Once again, White 2018 proves that Xarel·lo is not a showy variety, but an unassuming, though rather deep one. 

OTHER VINTAGES

White 2017:

Enterwine 91. James Suckling 90.

White 2016:

Enterwine 90.

White 2015:

Enterwine 90. Decanter Silver Medal (DWWA).

White 2014:

Gold Medal - Best Young White Wine (Concurs Vins de Qualitat DO Penedès).

White 2013:

Peñín 89.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Penedès
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 No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Young
Type of ageing No
Number of months aged in Barrels No
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Xarel·lo
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Rice with fish, Roasted fish, Salads with lite seasonings, Smoked foods, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. white wine review by Elon on 4/23/2019
    Value

    Crisp xarello. Good wine, citrusy.

  2. Why? review by White on 11/8/2017
    Value

    I'm always looking for wines to pair with Jap cuisine, and this proved to be excellent. Mineral, herbal, with tips of white flowers and fennel. Very fresh and excellent also without food.

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