Raventós de Alella Galàctica is a wine that seeks to express the Mediterranean character of the region and the temperament of the typical D.O. Alella variety.
Rich yellow wine with golden hints.
Intense, fresh and fruity aroma, in accordance to the characteristics of the grape variety.
Full-bodied wine with persistent aftertaste; structured and powerful due to the winemaking techniques.
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.
Whole cluster pressed: 100% of the wine goes through a cold maceration with the skin to extract the aromas.
Whole cluster pressed: 100% of the wine goes through a cold maceration with the skin to extract the aromas. Slow fermentation with a low controlled temperature of 16 ºC: 35% in new French oak barrels, 30% in stainless steel vats and 35% in "concrete egg tanks".
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. Density is 3,700 vines/Ha distance between rows of 2.2 × 1.2 meters between vines. Gobelet form is used for the older vines, while new plantations are trellised using the cordon royat system. Vines are pruned short. Pansa blanca comes Sant Fost de Campsentelles and Montornès del Vallès vineyards.