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Characteristics of Loxarel Cora
Loxarel Cora is a very aromatic white wine produced by Bodega Loxarel in Penedés, a winery that was founded by the family on a farm called Mitjans Can Mayol. Currently, the winery is under the management of the fifth generation of the family. This winery has 50 hectares of land devoted to the production of wines and champagnes.
The climate in this area of the Penedès is Mediterranean, i.e. soft and warm. The average annual temperature is 15 ° C and rainfall is recorded throughout the year. This wine is a blend of Muscat and Xarel·lo grapes from vineyards situated at an altitude of 500-700 metres above sea level. The vines are cultivated according to ecological and biodynamic agriculture. As for developing, maceration is carried out for 6 hours with the skins and dry ice, to preserve its primary flavours and avoid damaging oxidation. Subsequently fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16 ° for several weeks. The meaning of "Cora" is a young and virgin maiden, as found in Greek mythology. A perfect name for this delicate and elegant white wine.
Serve at 6ºC
Baked white fish, Cod, Aperitif, White fish in sauce, Grilled white fish, Grilled seafood, Fish rices
Pale yellow with green hues. Very clean and bright.
The nose has a high aromatic intensity. Notes of white fruit and yolks with floral notes.
TasteThe palate is dry and cool. A strong role of fruity notes. It has good acidity.
SightPale yellow colour with greenish reflections. Clean and very bright.NoseHigh-intensity, aromatic and fragrant nose, with clear notes of white and yellow stone fruit and fragrant floral notes.TasteOn the palate this white wine is dry with a good concentration of fruit. It has a good acidity making it very fresh. Subtle.
SightPale yellow colour with greenish reflections. Clean and very bright.NoseHigh-intensity, aromatic and fragrant nose, with clear notes of white and yellow stone fruit and fragrant floral notes.TasteOn the palate this white wine is dry with a good concentration of fruit. Good acidity that makes it very fresh. Subtle.
SightClean and bright yellow colour with green edges. A glyceric wine.NoseThe juicy notes of of exotic fruit, citrus and yellow fruit are wrapped in intense floral and expressive aromas. Its background shows subtle touches of herbs and aromas reminiscent of the fermentation.TasteVery fresh and expressive Penedès white wine. It has a light, soft, dry and unctuous mid palate. The aromas felt on the nose return in the mouth with a greater intensity. It has a good acidity and a good but not very long finish.
SightPale yellow colour with green edges. Very clean, bright and glyceric.NoseThe notes of fruit and white flowers appear at their utmost expression along with some reminiscent aromas of Muscat on a subtle background of nuts.TasteThis fresh, fruity and dry Loxarel Cora has a soft attack, an unctuous and just acidity and a little short finish.
SightPale straw color with greenish and clean and bright. NoseVery fragrant and fruity. Memories of white flowers, almond blossom, peach and herbal touches. TasteThe palate is fruity but dry, balanced and fresh, with a sweet touch. Fine and elegant.
SightPale straw color with greenish reflections and looks clean.NoseFloral, roses and honeysuckle, with aromas reminiscent of muscat grapes. Nuts are represented by the hazelnuts.TasteOINTS, acidity and alcohol are well balanced. The post-taste and is persistent with fruity notes.
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.
Loxarel is based on the personality and character of its creator, Josep Mitjans, and on its organic, natural, biodynamic wines. The connection with the land, and the relationship with the terroir with everything surrounding it, with the universe, characterises wines that reflect the landscape and take the palate to the most authentic Penedès: sparkling wines with personality and character, and natural wines with essence, that reconnect with the land and the spark of life it carries.