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Electio 2009

75cl

Electio 2009

£30.08
£30.08
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2009 Other vintages
Appellation:Penedes (Catalonia, Spain)
Winery: Parés Baltà
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Xarel·lo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Parés Baltà is the maker of this Electio 2009 (£30.08), a white wine from Penedes made of xarel·lo of 2009 and has an alcoholic strength of 13%. At Drinks&Co, this white wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Description of Electio 2009

Electio 2009 (Xarel·lo)

TASTING NOTES :

  • Colour: Electio 2009 is pale yellow with greenish sheen . Crisp and transparent. Tear fine and silky .

Nose: medium intensity elegant . Against a background of wood ( toasted and smoked ) appears very ripe white fruit with aromatic white flowers.

PRODUCER : Pares Balta

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The Winery

Parés Baltà

Parés Baltà

Pares Balta is a tiny, top end winery, founded in the 1930's in an area that has been producing wine since the 1700's. The family-owned winery produces Cavas, and still red and white wines. The vineyards are spread out over five premium estates, with a total of 176 hectares of low yielding vines. The vineyards enjoy a balmy microclimate and are located only a few miles form the Mediterranean Sea in the Penedes and Cava appellations. Pars Balt uses a multitude of grape varietals for their wines, from the traditional cava grapes of Macabeo, Xarel.lo, and Parellada; to Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon for velvety rich reds; and finally, to non-traditional Catalan grape varietals such as Chardonnay or even Gewurztraminer for oak aged whites. While not an "official" organic winery, they use many eco-friendly viticulture and winemaking practices such as allowing sheep to fertilize the vineyards naturally.

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Reviews of Electio 2009

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4 /5

- An exceptional Organic wine, aiming to be the ultimate expression of Xarel.lo.
- Pale yellow colour with light greenish tints. Clear and transparent.
- Full, ripe fruit is combined with fresh aromatic batches to build a rich, honeyed wine with barrel fermentation notes and delicate perfumes. Fabulous.
- After a light maceration for four hours, the grapes were lightly pressed, and then fermented in new Allier barrels during 18 days at an average temperature of 16deg C. After the fermentation, the ageing was continued in the same barrels for four months over lees and with periodic battonage.
- Pares Balta produces a wide range of high quality wines and cavas that has been both nationally and internationally acclaimed. Always keeping quality in view, the aim is to produce some of the best and most interesting wines in the world.
- Limited stock.
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4 /5

Se o têm no restaurante, peço-o sempre.
Surpreendeu-me que um branco tivesse uma cor tão intensa. Bons aromas de maçã e flores brancas. Um grande branco.
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Reviews of other vintages of Electio 2009020120201002007

4/5

It was a special meal and served with lobster. We order it in a supper with working colleagues.
Good colour. It smells of lemon and apple. Slight smoky flavour and very light.
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Adam Smith
Pares Balta Electio Xarel·lo 2012

3/5

My friends loved Electio. I don't know if the vintage was old, because it had a dark yellow colour. It smells of lemon and apple. A typical Penedes wine, aromatic, fresh and light. To enjoy between meals.

I found it in the usual store. Best of Penedes.
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Albert Green
Electio

4/5

The aromas of white flowers dominate. Toasted background in the mouth .
Electio is  100% recommendable wine.
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Charles Walcott

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