Pepe Raventos 2016 Xarel-lo Espumoso Ancestral, Penedes

Pepe Raventos 2016 Xarel-lo Espumoso Ancestral, Penedes

Item Number: 14645

UPC: 8-421478650016

Country: Spain
Region: Catalunya
Sub Region: Penedes
Appellation/AVA: Penedes DO
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vineyard Designation: Mas del Serral
Vintage: 2016
Grape(s): 100% Xarel-lo
Type: Wine - Sparkling
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic
Soil Type: Limestone and clay

Vine Age: 48 years
Yeast: Native
Vessel: Stainless steel
Fining: No
Filtering: No
Added Sulfites: No
Total SO2: 6mg/L


  • The Wine Advocate
    Rating: 91 (8/30/2019)

    There is a creamy note on the nose of the 2016 Ancestral Vinya del Mas that goes more in the line of the initial 2014. There are aromas of freshly baked apple pie and lemon rind, quite aromatic and attractive. But the main feature of this wine is its tasty, almost salty palate, as if the process amplifies the marine character and especially the flavors, with a combination of faintly bitter and slightly volatile characters. A nice and different expression of Xarel-lo.