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Raventós de Alella Blanc Allier

Chardonnay
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Raventós de Alella Blanc Allier is a white wine that expresses the constant evolution of the winery, maintaining to the maximum the respect for the natural product and the identity of the area.

Awards

vintage 2019
vintage 2018
vintage 2017
2021
91 points
Guía Peñín
Xevi Carbonell
Raventós de Alella Oenologist
The winemaking and barrel-ageing of Raventós de Alella Blanc Allier mean it can be paired with bruschetta, foie gras, white meats, ripe cheeses, veal and other stews.
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View

Straw tinged yellow with gold reflections, lustrous and with uncertain glycerin density.

Nose

Abounds in toasty creamy oak aromas together with fine and floral notes.

Palate

Similarly elegant on the palate with a consistent, harmonious creamy, smoky oak character, delicately herbal notes and a touch of hay.

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Varieties and Analysis

Yes

Contains sulfites

Chardonnay

Varietal

13%

Alcohol volume (%)

D.O. Alella

D.O.

White wine

Product

The Winery

The Raventós de Alella winery is located among the old vines and forests towards the interior of the coastal mountain range that divides the D.O. Alella. Since 1981, the year when the first vintage was made, the winery's philosophy has always been to extract the very best possibilities from a grape variety that genuinely belongs to the area: Pansa Blanca. The innovative, cutting-edge and international character of the winery has resulted in wines that are in constant evolution, maintaining the maximum respect for the natural materials and the identity of the area.

Elaboration - Vinification

Whole cluster pressed, 50% of the wine is cold macerated with the skins to extract the aromas.

Whole cluster pressed, 50% of the wine is cold macerated with the skins to extract the aromas. Fermentation at controlled temperature of 16 ºC: 50% in French oak barrels and 50% stainless steel vats.

Vineyard - Viticulture

Alella is characterized by the sandy texture soil called sauló.

Alella is characterized by the sandy texture soil called sauló. It is a very poor in nutrients soil, with low water retention and a moderate pH. The grapes comes from Can Matons vineyard located in the town of Santa Maria de Martorelles. The parcel is de 1.27 hectares with 3,779 vines and a plantation framework of 2.8 × 1.2 meters. The vine conduction is the cordon royat system. A short pruning is done.

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