Wine Finca Viladellops, Garnatxa, Penedes DO, 2017
Reviews of purchase Finca Viladellops, Garnatxa, Penedes DO, 2017
Wine cherry garnet color with a purple rim.
Taste wines fruity, pleasant, well-balanced, with a tannic structure and persistent finish.
The wine has a fresh, rich, fruity flavor.
The wine goes well with red meat, lamb, corned beef, game, poultry and cheese.
Red wine Finca Viladellops, Garnatxa made from the same grape, which grows on limestone with marine fossils. Crop is harvested by hand in small boxes of 15 kg. Predfermentatsionnaya maceration is carried out at a temperature of 10-12ºC. Fermentation tanks of stainless steel is held under controlled temperature 20-24ºC. After fermentation, the wine remains in these tanks until spring, and in March - butilliruetsya. Vintage 2013 was released in the amount of 30,000 bottles.
Viladellops - a small village in the hills between Vilafranca del Penedès, the capital of the famous wine region, and Sitges, which is lower than on the Mediterranean coast. It was here in 1871 was founded the winery Finca Viladellops. For 13 years, the winery was a dark horse, but in 1994 became the new manager Marcelo Desvals who managed to raise the house wine at a high level. The main objective of the new owner is the production of wines, special character filled, expressing the terroir of vineyards. Limestone soil contains fossilized oysters, which give the wine sophistication and elegance. Currently, the vineyards are cultivated vines traditional varieties: white and red Charello Garnacha Tinta. In other areas of the estate are cultivated varieties Viognier, Syrah and Marcellin. Winemaker Marcelo Desvals believes that it is important to devote more time to achieve the best quality and the full expression of terroir Viladellops than advertising of its wines. Wine farm Finca Viladallops presented in the best restaurants in Spain and are increasingly recognized abroad.
Winemaking has always been a significant part of agriculture Penedes, for whom this has become a significant industry in the second half of the nineteenth century, when wine exports grew. Penedes covers a vast area. This means that there is a wide range of climatic and soil conditions in which the cultivated variety of different local and international grape varieties. As a consequence, it is difficult to clearly define the style of wines from this area, and this is their charm!