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Benufet

Herència Altés

Benufet Bottle
Appellation
Terra Alta
Variety
Garnatxa Blanca
Age of Vines
30-90
Farming
Certified organic
Soil
Sandy clay-limestone
Altitude
450 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, 24 hour pre-fermentation cooling, direct pressing, natural yeast fermentation in concrete tank
Aging
11 months in concrete tanks, regular bâtonnage for the first two months, vegan

Overview

Benufet is a wine made from 30-90-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. Benufet is fermented and aged in concrete tanks to retain freshness and prevent oxidation–7,500 bottles produced annually.

Ratings & Reviews

91

2021 Benufet

Source: JS

91

2019 Benufet

Source: JS

91

2018 Benufet

Source: Decanter

91

2018 Benufet

Source: JS

92

2018 Benufet

Source: VM

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

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