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Benufet

Herència Altés

Benufet Bottle
Appellation
Terra Alta
Variety
Garnatxa Blanca
Age of Vines
100+
Farming
Certified organic (CCPAE)
Soil
Sandy clay limestone
Altitude
450 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, 24 hour pre-fermentation cooling, sorted, short maceration, pneumatic pressing, fermentation in concrete tank
Aging
6 months in concrete tank with lees stirring

Overview

Benufet is a wine made from 50-100 year old Garnatxa Blanca grown in the sandy, clay limestone soils of the Benufet vineyard, one of the oldest vineyards of Garnatxa Blanca Nuria Altés farms. To retain freshness and prevent oxidation, Benufet is fermented and aged in concrete tanks.

Ratings & Reviews

92

2017 Benufet

Source: WA

91

2015 Benufet

Source: WA

90

2015 Benufet

Source: JS

90

2012 Benufet

Source: WA

Catalonia, Spain
  • Location
    Catalonia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Terra Alta
  • Proprietor
    Nuria Altés & Rafael de Haan
  • Winemaker
    Nuria Altés & Jaume Clua
  • Size / Elevation
    60 hectares / 390-480 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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