Ca N’Estruc L’Equilibrista Blanc 2018

As sexy as the name of the grape - Xarel-lo.
  • $60.00

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Notes: Ginger Peach Lemon / Lime Nutty


Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium +


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Origin: Catalunya, Spain

Maker: Ca N'Estruc


  • Xarel-lo

Fermentation: Organic Slight Wood



Asian Food Pairing: Spring roll, butter garlic prawns, tempura

Western Food Pairing: Grilled white fish, goat cheese


Ca N’Estruc L’Equilibrista Blanc 2018

Ca N’Estruc L’Equilibrista Blanc has a beautiful pale yellow, it shows delicate white stone fruit aromas with subtle white flowers and hints of dry lemon peels with a touch of lightly toasted oak reminiscent of its barrel aging. The palate possess a silky, rounded and very elegant texture. It exudes delicates notes of yellow fruits like apricot, ripe peach and a good freshness that provides a good balance. The finish is clean, pure and persistent.
This beautiful white is 100% Xarel.lo from vineyards under supervision from the same area. The vineyards has an altitude of 165m and are grown in alluvial soils.
The grapes are hand-harvested in September. Using traditional method of selection, the grapes are then destemmed and pressed before settling in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation took place in French oak barrels with indigenous yeasts. The wines were fermented for 18 days under controlled temperature of 15°C. 6 months of ageing in new Allier French oak barrels of 500L from different cooperages and in wooden barrels of 2,500L.

Never heard of Xarel.lo? Xarel-lo is valued by winemakers for the acid structure it brings to wines, and stands out as one of Spain's finest white-wine varieties. It has thick skins, is high in polyphenols, and its juice offers an excellent balance of sugars and acids.

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