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Benufet

Herencia Altes

Benufet Bottle
Appellation
Terra Alta
Variety
Garnatxa Blanca
Age of Vines
50-100
Farming
Practicing organic
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 two top sites farmed by Nuria Altes. To retain freshness and prevent oxidation, Benufet is fermented and aged in concrete tanks.

Ratings & Reviews

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 Altes & Rafael de Haan
  • Winemaker
    Nuria Altes & Jaume Clua
  • Size / Elevation
    14 hectares / 450 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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