In The Glass – Lo Coster Blanc 2013
There is something of a misconception with this white from Priorat. Those who encounter it (production is less than 500 bottles a year) usually think that it’s the white from Sangenís i Vaqué. The truth is that while it’s made at this family winery, it’s daughter Maria who is primarily responsible for it with the grapes coming from her boyfriend Roger’s family vineyards. It’s one of those many side wine projects that people in Priorat do when they’re… well when they’re not making other wines.
Lo Coster Blanc 2013
The sur lie treatment comes through in the nose along with sweet vanilla and kafir lime notes. Unlike other whites from the region the minerality aspect is downplayed but still present. Full in the mouth but with rounded corners to the palate and white peach notes that give way to lingering acidity.
55% White Grenache, 45% Macabeu, 5% Muscat 13.5% 18€