Ancestral Montonega 2017

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This sparkling white stems from the local Montonega grape in Catalunya, Spain. It is dry yet characterful with soft aromas of citrus and apple skin.

 

The palate is savoury, textured, and balanced with refreshing acidity.

ABV:

  • 10.6%

Vintage:

  • 2017

Type:

  • Sparkling
  • White

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natural wine pairings

Pairings

Light Tapas, Seafood, Rice

natural wine varietal

Varietal

Montonega

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Adventure Level

Mostly Classic

Region

Catalunya, Spain

The Producer

About Can Sumoi

Pepe Raventós' relentless pursuit of excellence and his passion for natural wines led him and Francesc Escala to discover Can Sumoi, nestled amidst the mountains of the Baix Penedès. This hidden gem captivates with its pristine landscape, mineral-rich soils, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. With a vision to showcase the unique terroir, Pepe and Francesc acquired the estate, committing to crafting wines that honor ancestral traditions and reflect the essence of the land. Situated 600 meters above sea level in Massís del Montmell, Can Sumoi boasts a rich history dating back to 1645, with 30 hectares dedicated to vineyards amidst lush forests. The soil, adorned with marine fossils dating back millions of years.

About the Region

Catalunya, Spain

Catalunya, a region steeped in history and culture, is also making waves in the world of natural wine. Situated in northeastern Spain, this diverse wine region encompasses a range of terroirs, from the rugged coastline of the Costa Brava to the mountainous terrain of Priorat and the rolling hills of Penedès. Natural winemakers in Catalunya are passionate about expressing the unique character of their land through sustainable and organic practices. They often work with native grape varieties such as Garnacha, Carinyena, and Xarel·lo, allowing them to thrive without chemical intervention. The resulting wines are vibrant and full of personality, with a focus on purity and freshness. Reds from regions like Priorat and Montsant are known for their bold flavors and mineral complexity, while whites from Penedès and Terra Alta exhibit crisp acidity and delicate fruit notes. In Catalunya, natural winemaking is more than just a trend; it's a reflection of the region's deep connection to its land and heritage, producing wines that are as dynamic and captivating as the landscapes that inspire them.

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