Curios Xarel.lo Albet i Noya

Curios Xarel.lo Albet i Noya

Penedès, Spain
Albet i Noya - 2016
Product Code: CSO05
Grape: Xarel.lo
Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 12.5%

Xarel.lo is indigenous to Spain and we are real fans of it at Vintage Roots HQ. Here it's unoaked with a fine seam of crisp acidity and come the sunshine, this is one of the most enlivening dry white wines we know. Very good indeed. Made from 50+ year old vines.

88 Points, The Wine Gang, 'Made from 50-year-old Xarel.lo, one of the key component of Cava, this is a bit of a revelation: after opening with fairly simple citrus and delicately floral aromas, it explodes with flavour on the palate, a massive punch of herb-touched lime and grapefruit, perhaps the merest...

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Albet i Noya

In 1978, Josep Maria Albet i Noya became the first winemaker in Spain to adopt organic practices in the vineyard, eliminating the use of chemical and synthetic insecticides and pesticides. Returning to more traditional methods, the balance of the vines is maintained using only permitted green, organic and composted fertilisers, resulting in healthy grapes of ‘true’ character.

Customer Reviews

Refreshing and lovely Review by Mary
Enjoyed this wine - fruity but not sweet and great on its own and/or with food. (Posted on 08/02/2017)
FAVOURITE! Review by A Chegne
Amazing wine, such good value, complex & crisp. Must Try! (Posted on 20/10/2016)
Brill! Review by Aimee
I really love this wine, but have no idea how to pronounce it! It has lots of texture and is almost savoury, but there is no oak flavour and it still have a crisp citrussy style. Brilliant value (Posted on 09/09/2014)

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