Varieties: 88% White Grenache and 12% Macabeo.
Age: More than 70 years.
Origin of the name: This wine is born from grapes grown in Grenache and Samson vineyards, located on slate slopes, from where it is possible to see the sea and the Canigó mountains, snowed much of the year. Its name (“of snow” in Old Catalan) and the snow crystals that adorn the label are inspired by this unique landscape.
Type of soil: Slate.
Location: Paratge de Fontanilles.
Elaboration: The grapes were carefully selected manually at the time of harvest to achieve the optimal and homogeneous degree of ripeness. The must was macerated with the skins of the grapes for ten hours at a temperature of 7ºC and then drained by gravity and fermented for 21 days in a stainless steel tank at a temperature of 13º until reaching a graduation of 10% Vol alc .; the fermentation was completed in new medium-toasted Allier oak barrels. The wine remained in the barrels in contact with its lees for five months. Prior to bottling, it was filtered and stabilized at -3ºC temperature.
Service: Serve between 8 and 10ºC.
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