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Clos Lentiscus

Cric Cric 2018
Clos Lentiscus

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We hopped on the 1 case we could get of this grasshopper! A liter of fun, light, crispy white wine from Xarel-lo made from one of the best in Penedes! Don't sleep on this one.

Tasting Notes: Crisp on the palate with hints of herbs, and both yellow and white fruit. 

Pairing Suggestions: Summer Salads, Picnics, Asian Food

Penedes, Spain

Type: White
Vintage: 2018
Sulfites: 10 mg/L
Alcohol: 12%
Varietal: Xarel-lo
Production: Biodynamic

 

Manel Arinyó (aka the bubble man) is making some of the most exciting sparkling wines—not just in Spain but in the world. If you were to blindly taste Clos Lentiscus, it is a real probability that you’d think you were tasting grower Champagne. Pepe Raventós from Raventós i Blanc is a strong advocate that the Penedès terroir produces sparkling wines of profound mineral expression that can compete with the best in the world; Manel’s Clos Lentiscus cuvées greatly support Pepe’s case. In 2001, Manel and his brother Joan returned to their family’s 14th century estate Can Ramon after the death of their father. Conventionally farming the land, their father sold the fruit instead of commercially selling wine. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Can Ramon had a successful history of selling wine to France and the American colonies (factors such as the Spanish Civil War, phylloxera and industrialization ultimately lead to its decline). Clos Lentiscus was created to recover the brilliance the estate once enjoyed and to continue the work of past generations.

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, AL, AR, RI, and DE.

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are typically shipped within 1-3 business days after your order. However, our shipping team is taking a well-deserved break until Monday, 11/29. Please allow up to Monday, 12/6 for us to ship your wine if you order over Black Friday weekend.

Transit times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

All orders are shipped via UPS.

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!

Our shipping team is taking a well-deserved break until Monday, 11/29. Please allow up to Monday, 12/6 for us to ship your wine!

Producer Profile

Manel Arinyó (aka the bubble man) is making some of the most exciting sparkling wines—not just in Spain but in the world. If you were to blindly taste Clos Lentiscus, it is a real probability that you’d think you were tasting grower Champagne. Pepe Raventós from Raventós i Blanc is a strong advocate that the Penedès terroir produces sparkling wines of profound mineral expression that can compete with the best in the world; Manel’s Clos Lentiscus cuvées greatly support Pepe’s case. In 2001, Manel and his brother Joan returned to their family’s 14th century estate Can Ramon after the death of their father. Conventionally farming the land, their father sold the fruit instead of commercially selling wine. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Can Ramon had a successful history of selling wine to France and the American colonies (factors such as the Spanish Civil War, phylloxera and industrialization ultimately lead to its decline). Clos Lentiscus was created to recover the brilliance the estate once enjoyed and to continue the work of past generations.

Shipping

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, AL, AR, RI, and DE.

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are typically shipped within 1-3 business days after your order. However, our shipping team is taking a well-deserved break until Monday, 11/29. Please allow up to Monday, 12/6 for us to ship your wine if you order over Black Friday weekend.

Transit times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

All orders are shipped via UPS.

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Notice

Our shipping team is taking a well-deserved break until Monday, 11/29. Please allow up to Monday, 12/6 for us to ship your wine!