Il.lògic - Sumarroca  

Il·lògic D.O Penedès

When logic is illogical

Wine from the vineyard called Queto road, selected for its balance and personality offered the land and its more than 40 years of age.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VINEYARD

Xarel.lo grape vines planted more than 40 years ago have managed to gather the essence of the land. The name of the wine is Queto Road and is located in the central area of ​​the Sumarroca estate. It is the typical terrain the typical Penedès clay combined with some large-sized materials to facilitate the structuring and aeration of the sun.

HARVEST

The 2016 vintage has the main characteristic and determining fact of being the driest in history with 55% less rainfall than usual. This factor, along with the slightly accumulated drought of the previous year caused the grapevines to react intelligently and naturally adapt to expectations. Thus deciding not to grow the seeds of the grapes to ensure that they ripen impeccably. As for the temperatures, autumn and winter were extremely warm with an average temperature of two degrees higher than normal. The rest of the year, temperatures were slightly above average around 1 ° C and without radically elevated records. In August, the minimum temperatures dropped and helped correct the maturation of the small seeds.

TASTING NOTES

Elegant aroma of great complexity which highlights the citrus notes of grapefruit, pineapple and the tropical Mediterranean peach. Mineral much more evident on the palate, velvety presented with a very fresh and fruity final.

PRODUCTION

Maceration at 10 degrees for 4 hours to remove all the complexity of the variety. Gentle pressing and static clarification for 24 hours. Fermentation at 16ºC for 18 days. Racking and working with fine lees for 3 months in stainless steel tanks before bottling.

ANALYTICAL DATA AND ALLERGENS STATEMENT

Alcohol: 11.5% vol.

Residual sugar: priceless

Acidity: 3.65 g / l

pH: 3.01

Our products contain sulfites

Our products do not contain gluten, no dairy, no there is no danger of cross-contamination