Francesc Boronat
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MACABEO DE VINYES VELLES

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REGION: Nulles, Alt Camp, Tarragona 

GRAPE: Macabeo

AGE OF VINES: 80+ years old 

SOIL: Calcareous, clay

VINIFICATION: Fermentation partially in amphora and in inox, 7 days of maceration 

ÉLEVAGE: 30% with 3 months in amphora, 70% with 6 months in inox

Pure Macabeo from old vines planted by Francesc's grandfather in the Coster de les Bruixes vineyard (The Witch's Coast), and located at just 12 kilometers from the sea. A salty breeze blows constantly through the vineyard... The vines are planted in goblet, with tall and majestic branches reaching towards the sky.  A portion of the Macabeo comes from a neighboring vineyard, l'Alzina, protected by the forest with denser clay soils. 

Dry, salty and filled with quintessential Mediterranean wild herbs, the balance between the fruit, acidity and texture are what makes this wine so unique. Ripe yellow citrus fruit, white pear, rosemary and fennel evoke an incredible sense of place.