Metamorphika Chenin Blanc - 2021 - Joan Franquet
Costador Terroir Mediterranis
A nose of yellow and green lemons, pear, apricot, beeswax, and subtle vegetal notes... a wine of balance, tension and length.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
100% Chenin Blanc from 80-year-old vines farmed biodynamically and planted on the terroir of Conca de Barbera, at high altitude, close to the sea, in the Tarragona region. The grapes are harvested by hand. Vinification: fermentation with indigenous yeasts, followed by one week of maceration – this is getting closer to what one call an orange wine. Five months of maturation in French oak barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, and zero added sulphur.
Joan Franquet is originally from Priorat, very close to Barcelona. Being an olive oil producer from generation to generation, he started working with his father at a very young age on the family farm. But more than the olives, it is the vine and the wine that fascinates Joan. On each of his trips, all over the globe, he loves to visit wine estates and cellars... In 2009, he took a closer...All wines
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