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Characteristics of Viladellops Xarel·lo
Viladellops Xarel·lois a white wine produced by the winery Finca Viladellops, in Olèrdola, D.O. Penedès.
Finca Viladellops is a winery located in the Macizo del Garraf, a 15 km mountain range situated along the Mediterranean coast. This mountain range is known for its calcareous soils and the presence of marine fossils.
In these special surroundings we can find this 500 hectare estate, with Mediterranean woodlands, cereal and 60 hectares of vineyards that are registered in the D.O. Penedès. This is where Marcelo Desvalls, its owner, prepares 100% Mediterranean quality wines. These wines intend to transmit their character through local varieties and certified organic agriculture for all of them.
Viladellops Xarel·lois a wine made from Xarello. This variety comes from two young vineyards which were planted in 2000 and 1993 on calcareous and clayey-calcareous soils. Harvesting is carried out manually, selecting the grapes in the vineyard and in the winery. After performing a pre-fermentation maceration process inside the press, with grapes that have been previously cooled in a cold chamber between 3 and 5ºC, they are left to ferment in stainless steel deposits at a controlled temperature of 16ºC. The wine keeps its fine lees until it is bottled.
Viladellops Xarel·lo is an expressive, creamy, fresh wine. Elegant to the nose, its floral notes with shades of white Mediterranean fruit stand out.
Serve at 8ºC
Baked white fish, Fish stew, Raw seafood, Cold meat, Grilled white fish, Grilled seafood, White meat
SightGolden clear and mellow. Clean and brightNoseLarge aromatic intensity with an abundance of floral, roasted and herbal notes. Light mineral base.TasteFresh and light, silky and embracing. Citric sensations but somewhat salty. Very good acidity. Long and persistent finish.
SightBeautiful bright and clean pale golden colour. Very thin and elegant tears.NoseA white wine with clean nose, with a high intensity, in which floral aromas stand out along with some butter hints, aromatic herbs and toasted notes. In the background, a suggestive minerality appears.TasteA fresh, balanced and complex wine. It shows a good, serious and bulky attack followed by a silky, unctuous and tasty mid palate marked by a deep salinity highlighted by an inviting acidity. Long and persistent finish.
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.
Viladellops Winery The winery is located in the town of Olerdola in the province of Barcelona in particular in the Garraf massif at an altitude of 250 meters, with calcareous clay soils. It is characterized primarily by its short production dedicated solely to the domestic market.