Partida Creus, XL Xarel-lo Ancestral 2019
Lean but not mean. Precision on the cards here, with elevated acid, elevated freshness and saline bite dialled up. Basically, if you like complex, expressive sparkling wine, this is for you.
Producer: Partida Creus
Region/Country: Penedes, Spain
Production Method: Organic farming. Methode Ancestrale sparkling, primary fermentation with wild yeast, secondary fermentation in bottle. 10 months on lees. No disgorgement and no added SO2
Style: Energetic and refreshing with searing acidity and floral fragrance favoured over excessive leesy weight.