Getariako Txakolina White
100% Hondarrabi Zuri from estate vineyards located in Hondarribia, a picturesque fishing village in Basque Country to which the Hondarrabi grape owes its name. The tiny Getariako Txakolina D.O. (only 430 hectares planted, shared by just a little over 30 wineries) was created in 1990.
The grapes are destemmed and crushed with a soft pressing. The must is cold settled at 8 – 10ºC. The resulting wine is stored in tanks at a low temperature while maintaining the naturally occurring carbonation. After a gentle clarification and stabilization, the wine is sterile filtered and bottled at a low temperature.
The wine offers intense aromas of pear, apple, citrus (grapefruit) and tropical (pineapple and passion fruit) fruits on the nose, all accentuated by the subtle effervescence. Balanced and fresh, with a long aromatic finish. 12% alcohol.
About the Producer
Saline was founded in 2011. They own 17 ha of vineyards at the foothills of the Jaizkibel Mountain in Hondarribia.
Vineyard: The vines are trained double Guyot and are planted on a deep rock sub soil with a clay-marl top soil.Vineyards are managed in an environmentally respectful manner.
Winemaking: The grapes are fermented and aged in the new state-of-the-art winery. Soft pressing with settling in stainless steel tank at low temperatures while preserving natural levels of CO2. Sterile fining and filtration at low temperatures.