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Micalet

Javier Revert

Micalet Bottle
Appellation
Valencia
Variety
Tortosí, Trepadell, Malvasía, Merseguera, Verdil
Age of Vines
70
Farming
Practicing organic
Soil
Sandy, chalky, clay limestone
Altitude
730-750 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, direct whole cluster pressing, natural yeast fermentation begins in tank, then is transferred to used French oak barrels and glass demi-johns to finish fermenting
Aging
8 months on the lees in neutral French oak and glass demi-johns, bottled unfined and lightly filtered, suitable for vegans

Overview

Pla del Micalet was the first vineyard Javi Revert acquired in 2014 and based on some inside knowledge as to the potential for this site – his grandfather, Vicent Albero helped plant it in 1948! This sandy and chalky site is located at the western edge of the DOP of Valencia and is planted with the indigenous and heat-tolerant Tortosí, Trepadell, Malvasía, Merseguera, and Verdil.

Ratings & Reviews

94

2018 Micalet

Source: WA

93+

2017 Micalet

Source: WA

93

2016 Micalet

Source: WA

Valencia, Spain
  • Location
    Valencia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Valencia
  • Proprietor
    Javier Revert
  • Winemaker
    Javier Revert
  • Size / Elevation
    6 hectares / 700-800 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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