Costador 'Metamorphika' Xarel-lo Brisat 2022

Costador 'Metamorphika' Xarel-lo Brisat 2022

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100% Xarel-loFrom 70 year old vines planted to 2 hectares of stony calcareous clay soils. The Xarel-lo is from a certified organic vineyard. The grapes are...

100% Xarel-lo

From 70 year old vines planted to 2 hectares of stony calcareous clay soils. The Xarel-lo is from a certified organic vineyard. The grapes are hand-harvested in mid-September. Maceration lasts between 8-14 weeks, followed by spontaneous fermentation with mostly whole-clusters and indigenous yeasts that lasts 4-6 weeks in clay tinaja (clay) amphora. The wine spends around three months on the lees with weekly battonage. Aging takes place in the same amphora for four months. Not filtered or fined.


Maceration: 12 week min.; mostly whole-cluster
Fermentation: Native yeast fermentation for 4-6 weeks in clay tinaja (amphora) varying in size from 300-3500L without temperature control; the wine spends 3 months on lees with stirring every day in the beginning and then every week
Malolactic: Completed spontaneously
Aging: 4 months in amphora
Residual Sugar: < 0.5 g/L
Alcohol: 12.0%
Finishing: Unfined and unfiltered
Production: 9,600 bottles