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Fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.

 

Edetària

Via Terra Blanc

Catalunya :: Spain

http://en.edetaria.com

Estate::

Edetària is the winery of reference in Terra Alta, producing authentic wines with indigenous varieties of old vines in a unique terroir with a strong personality. Terra Alta region is the biggest producer of Garnacha in the world.
This region was inhabited by an Iberian tribe called Edetanas.  During the Roman Empire, Via Edetana Road was built from the Mediterranean coast, travelling inland Spain and crossing where the Lliberia family vineyards are located.  Hence the name of Edetària. 
The Edetana people had the oldest winemaking site in Spain, just a few kilometres from the winery.
Today, Edetària’s wines are considered by wine critics as among the best mediterranean wines of Catalonia and Spain. Minerality, complexity, balance and elegance are the essence of these wines, the fruit of painstaking work, adapting each vine to the ground where it grows.
The vineyards are located at and altitude of 450 – 550 metres and the estate is owned by Joan Angel Lliberia and his family.

In conversion CPPAE since 2016.

Grape varieties::

100% Grenache blanc.

Vinification::

Made from white Grenache from vineyards located in la Plana de Gandesa. It is a combination of two harvests: an early harvest provides all the freshness and fruit flavours, and a second one, about two weeks later, giving Grenache structure to the wine.

ageing::

After fermentation, the wine is aged on its own natural lees, resulting in greater delicacy, flavour and finesse.

nose::

Aromas of fresh fruit: pear and melon.

taste::

Creamy and fresh, with a fine and elegant aroma, finishes soft and long.

Ratings::

92 James Suckling

91 Wine Spectator - Top 100 Wine Spectator 2018 (47)

 

% alc./vol. ::

13.0