Costador - Chenin Blanc "Metamorphika" 2021 750ml (13% ABV)

Costador - Chenin Blanc "Metamorphika" 2021 750ml (13% ABV)

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From 62-year-old vines planted on 2.5 hectares of calcareous clay soils that are farmed completely organically. 

region: Catalunya, Spain

varietal: Chenin Blanc

style: skin contact white (orange)

farming/cellar: organic, hand-harvested with intensive fruit sorting in the vineyard and de-stemmed. Maceration lasts one week, followed by fermentation in clay amphorae with indigenous yeasts that lasts 3-4 weeks under temperature control. The wine rests on lees for 5-6 months in used French oak barrels (228L, 500L & 600L), with battonage using a combination of traditional and inert gas once a day during the first month and then multiple times per week with traditional battonage and once a week with inert gas to protect the wine. During the last month the barrels are topped off and allowed to rest. No aging in barrel takes place. Not Filtered.