Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada
Alella Vinícola is the cellar whose wines have brought renown to the town of Alella since 1906. We currently produce, make and bottle wines and cavas in two designated origins,namely D.O. ALELLA and D.O. CAVA.
Like the cellar itself, most of the vineyards we use are located in the centre of the town of Alella, the heart of the designated origin, 15 kilometres to the north of the city of Barcelona. We market wines, rich wines,sweet wines and cavas under different brandnames, such as MARFIL, IVORI, VALLMORA and VIOLETA. Our wines are characterised by the Mediterranean climate, the area's singular geological nature and the striking traits of the varieties typical of our designated origin.
This is a cava made with a wine base in which the traditional varieties. The minimum ageing period is 12 months and it is degorged just before it comes onto the market to maintain all its freshness and intensity.
It has a golden color , a strong bouquet, subtle toasted notes, and nuances of lees, herbs and dried fruit. On the palate it is dry, with subtle bitter notes and excellent acidity.
Winemaker: Xavier Garcia
Vineyard: D.O. Cava
Grapes: Classic blend: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada
Vine aged: 25 years
Height and exposition: 100 m, EST
Purnning: Royat doble
Yield: 60 Hl/Ha
Aged: minimum 12 months aged in bottle
Alcohol : 11,5 % vol.
Residual Sugar: <1 g/l
Annual Production: 10.000 bottles
Agenig potential: drink now or mature for up 3 years