Raventós de Alella Blanc Allier

Raventós de Alella Blanc Allier

D.O. Alella
Tasting Note
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.
Mouth
Similarly elegant on the palate with a consistent, harmonious creamy, smoky oak character, delicately herbal notes and a touch of hay.
Varietals
Chardonnay
100%
Analysis
Alcoholic grade 13%
Sulfits content Yes
Vineyard and processing
Elaboration (vinification)
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. 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.