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Mallolet blanc

Appellation
D. O. Empordà

Vintage
2016

Varieties
Macabeo (Viura) and white Grenache.

Climate
Mediterranean, with strong north wind (Tramontana) and sea breezes in the afternoon.

% vol Ph
  13,00º

Yield
Maccabeu produces 4.000 Kg/ha and white Grenache about 4.500 Kg/ha.

Location of the vineyards
In the plain and on gentle slopes over 80 meters high.

Soils
Sandy, clay and a bit rocky.

Harvest
Grapes picked by hand early in the morning in crates of 20 kilos during the first two weeks of September.

Vinification process
Chilling the grapes for 24 hours. The grapes get a cold maceration for 6 hours before the fermentation at 16ºC. After, the blending is in contact with the fine lees for 3 months in a stainless steel vat.

 

 

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