TXAKOLI AGERRE 2018

getariako txakolina, SPAIN

IN THE VINEYARD:

APPELLATION: Getariako Txakolina

VINEYARD: Family owned mountain vineyards overlooking Getaria, 10 Has.

VARIETAL: Hondarrabi Zuri. 100% Estate

FARMING: Sustainable. Only the very minimum treatments are done.

PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained.

SOILS: Mix of limestone and loamy soils.

WEATHER: Atlantic Moderate

VINES: 25 year old vines. Pergola trained. Trellised where the slopes are too steep for pergolas.

HARVEST: Entirely made by hand in small crates on the 2nd half of September and early October.

IN THE CELLAR:

FERMENTATION: With the native yeasts from the Estate in Small stainless steel tanks.

TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.

PRESSING: No. Whole grapes.

MALOLACTIC: Spontaneous, if any.

LEES: At least 3 months lees contact

OAK BARREL AGING: No.

FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is only minimally fined or filtered.

SULFITES: Minimum

WINEMAKER: Emilio Ostazola.

PHILOSOPHY: We believe that the best wines are born in the vineyard.

TASTING NOTES: A crisp, refreshing wine with a slight effervescence. Notes of fresh citrus and green apple.

PAIRINGS: Excellent with seafood, meats and cheese.

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