Raventos i Blanc De Nit Rosé 2018
Gorgeous pale pink Sparkling of complexity, freshness and moreish quality. A fine Rosé sparkler.
The De Nit blends the local white grape varieties with Monastrell, resulting in a lovely pale pink sparkling rosé. Aromas of citrus, white fruit and hints of fennel follow through to the palate which has an elegant mousse and lifted, long finish.
Producer: Raventós i Blanc
Region/Country: Cataluña, Spain
Grape/s: Xarel-lo, Macabeo, Parellada, Monastrell
Production Method: Organic farming. The grapes were brought into the winery using gravity and pressed using the pnuematic press at low pressure.The Macabeu and Parellada were pressed and vinified separately and the Monastrell and Xarel·lo were pressed together. The juice was settled at cool temperatures prior to undergoing fermentation in stainless-steel tanks using native yeasts. The wine was aged on the lees for 18 months.
Style: Delicate notes of citrus fruits, white flowers and soft Mediterranean herbs. The palate is round with a superb freshness and mineral notes
Pairing Suggestion: Seafood, salads, aperitif style fizz
Raventós i Blanc
Raventós i Blanc is owned by one of Spain’s most historic winemaking families with a viticultural tradition dating back to 1497. They have been at the forefront of Cava production since Josep Raventós Fatjó produced Spain’s first traditional method sparkling wine in 1872 from Xarel-lo grown on their estate. Raventós i Blanc’s wines are always vintage-dated and made from 100% indigenous varieties grown in their vineyards in the Anoia valley.