Ca N’Estruc L’Equilibrista Blanc 2018
Grape Variety: 100% Xarel.lo
Alcohol Percentage: 12%
Viticulture: Organic Farming
Climate: The Estate has a specific microclimate, flush with the cold north winds, with cool summers and mild winters. The average annual temperature is 14.1ºC
Terroir: Vineyards grow at an altitude of 165m, on an alluvial soilbed. Age of vines is 40 years old
Ageing: Traditional method, selection, destemming and pressing of the grapes and settling in stainless steel tanks and fermentation in French oak barrels with indigenous yeasts. Fermentation took place during 18 days under controlled temperature of 15 ºC. 6 months in new Allier French oak barrels of 500 L from different cooperages and in wooden barrels of 2,500 L
Color: Beautiful and pale yellow in colour
Nose: On the nose it shows delicate white stone fruit aromas with subtle white flowers and dry lemon peel hints and a touch of light toasted oak reminiscent of its barrel aging
Palate: On the palate possesses a silky, rounded and very elegant texture. Delicate notes of yellow fruits such as apricot and ripe peach as well as a good freshness provides a right balance. Clean, pure and persistent aftertaste
About the Winery:
The Ca N’Estruc estate dates back to 1548. Here on the slopes of the holy mountain of Montserrat in Esparreguera – half an hour away from Barcelona – Winemaker Siscu Martí cultivates the 22 hectares in property, located at an altitude of 165 metres planted with the white varieties Chardonnay, White Grenache and Muscat; and the Syrah, Petit Verdot, Garnacha Tinta and Tannat.
Francisco Martí has dedicated his life to his vineyards. The estate has a unique microclimate, benefitted and sheltered by the magical Montserrat mountain – protecting vines from the cold north winds. With cool summers, mild winters and an average annual temperature of 14ºC – it creates almost perfect conditions that’s an envy to all winemakers!