Outstanding complexity and elegance, a
frank, intense and complex nose with milky and strawberry fudge hues and herbal hints.
The palate is fresh, with an outstanding,
harmonious fruity expression and marked by balanced tannins.Bodegas Covila owns some 250 vineyard hectares in Lapuebla de Labarca, Elciego
and Laguardia, some of the best locations in
The grapes are fermented under
controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.
Part of them is de-stemmed meanwhile remaining grapes are fermented using the carbonic
maceration method. We achieve fruity
aromas and a very soft and fresh wine.
Grapes are hand and
machine harvested from 30 year old Sauvignon Blanc vines within a 22 hectarevineyard on the hill
of St Andelain on a mix of Silex and Kimmerigian clay. The estate undertakes
disease and pest
control measures by maintaining natural balance ("lutte raisonnée")
and works the soil
in a traditional way.
Individual parcels are vinified separately. The grapes are gently pressed
to fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the must is naturally clarified by
some of the grapes are macerated on the skins for a short period to maximise
wild or selected yeasts are used, depending on conditions - indigenous yeasts
believed to add more
character. The fermentation is cool and slow over 3 weeks and the wine remains
on the fine lees. The gravity fed cellar
is on two levels and all temperature controlled.
Linty and herbal,
this is a concentrated wine yet with real elegance, complexity and power.
Best served chilled
with shellfish, grilled white fish or chicken and soft cheeses or on its own as
Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans