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Gran Caus Blanc

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Gran Caus Blanc Bottle
Appellation
Penedès
Variety
Xarel-lo. Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay
Age of Vines
35-55+
Farming
Practicing organic and biodynamic
Soil
Clay limestone, chalk
Altitude
350 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging
4 months in tank, then at least 2 years in bottle

Overview

Gran Caus Blanc is a blend of old-vine Xarel.lo (50%) with Chenin Blanc (30%) and Chardonnay (20%). Fermented in tank by indigenous yeast, it is bottled in the spring and rests about two years in bottle before release. 

Ratings & Reviews

90

2016 Gran Caus Blanc

Source: WA

Catalonia, Spain
  • Location
    Catalonia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Penedès
  • Proprietor
    Carlos Esteva
  • Winemaker
    Carlos Esteva
  • Size / Elevation
    90 hectares / 300–450 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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