Gramona does three takes on Xarel·lo

by  |  27-07-2014

Stalwart producer of DO Penedès and DO Cava, Gramona has brought out a line of three wine whites all based around the grape, Xarel·lo. For those who might be unfamiliar with the name, it’s a key part to the blends that go in to Cava and it’s a serious workhorse for the Penedès region. As a single varietal wine, it can produce light, pleasing bottles that go down easily, but it’s generally not thought of in the same context as say White Grenache, Macabeu, or the French transplants of Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, and Viognier. That being what it may, Gramona decided to make their wines using different production methods for each, but all their own organically grown grapes from different properties. The results overall are solid wines that retain a distinctly “Penedès” character in that they remain light and could pair with countless light dishes. The price of 13€ might […]
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