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Characteristics of Llopart Clos dels Fóssils
Llopart Clos dels Fóssils Chardonnay is a white wine from the appellation of origin (D.O). Penedès produced by the cellar LLopart.
The cellar is located in the town of Subirats, very near to Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, in Alto Penedés (Barcelona).
Llopart Clos dels Fóssils Chardonnay is produced from Chardonnay (85%) and a small percentage of Xarel-lo (15%). The grapes originate from vines that are planted at an altitude of 310m with sloping hills facing North East.
The soil where the vines are planted are rich in clay and silica, this highlights the abundance of marine fossils, thus providing an element of saltiness to the wine.
The methods of cultivation follow organic principals, respecting all the established parameters for environmental sustainability.
The production of Llopart Clos dels Fóssils Chardonnay has a cold pre-fermentation maceration process of the grapes and later in which fermentation is conducted at 17ºC in steel containers. Llopart Clos dels Fóssils Chardonnay is produced only from free run juice (mosto flor).
Lastly, this white wine from Penedés is aged for 4 months in French oak barrels from Allier.
Serve at 8ºC
Creamed soups, Grilled white fish, Pasta with fish sauce, White fish in sauce, Grilled seafood, Fish rices
SightYellow straw. Clean and bright.NoseA good aromatic intensity with dominant white fruits alongside smoked and toasted notes. Floral and salty base.TasteOn the palate, smooth and creamy. Passing to a fresh, light and very pleasant taste. Acidity is well balanced with memories of fruit and lightly salted. A persistent finish.
SightPale yellow, clean and bright.NoseSubtle fruity scents of white flowers on a good background of smoked wood. Saline touches.TasteFresh, light and pleasant entrance. Unctuous and creamy step. Prominent minerality. Balanced acidity. Good finish with saline memories.
SightPale yellow. Clean and bright.NoseSubtle fruity and white flowers aromas are displayed on a nice background of smoked wood. Saline nuances.TasteFresh and pleasant attack and a unctuous and creamy mid palate. Outstanding minerality and balanced acidity. Good finish with a saline aftertaste.
An elegant and different white wine from Penedes.
Today, the D.O Penedès is experimenting with viticulture and winemaking like no other region in Spain, home to a vast range of different grape varieties. The region is home to traditional white and red varieties, foreign ones, noble ones, permitted grapes, experimental grapes, and those that demostrate intrinsic qualities. As well as the grapes, the production techniques used are also worth noting, the location of the vineyards, the yields per hectare, the wines produced using traditional, original or even exclusive blends, the different ageing times, as well as the complexity of the different barrels used! But the reality is, given the vast diversity, it can be difficult to pinpoint what really defines a wine from Penedès, since there are so many types of wines and wineries in the region. However, the common denominator of all the wines from Penedès continues to be balance and quality.
Llopart The winery is located in the town within walking distance of Subirats Sant Sadurni d'Anoia. In 1887 they get the first bottles of Cava Llopart. Located at 340 meters and a floor composed of rocky platforms. It has planted many varieties: Macabeo, Xarel.lo, Parellada and Chardonnay in black and white terms: Merlot, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. Their champagnes and wines of marked quality.