Pardas Rupestris Blanc 2021 · Buy it for £12.05 at Vinissimus
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Spec sheet

AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

Can Comas is the vine-growing estate of Celler Pardas in Torrelavit in the Baix Penedés region. Ramon Parera, who owns the estate, has concentrated his efforts on working in the vineyard and reclaiming the area’s indigenous varieties, such as Sumoll, Monastrell and Xarel.lo. Undergoing little intervention both in the vineyard and the winery, the wine collection comes under the Pardas brand name.

It is impressive to see at first hand the meticulously cared for, neat and tidy installations where fermentation and ageing take place; it is all reminiscent of an operating theatre, without a speck of dust.

After several successful years marketing a biodynamically grown Xarel·lo, the company decided to bring out a second wine made from this variety, Rupestris, and it really merits our consideration due to the impeccable work that has been carried out.

The wine appears delicate on the nose, offering delightful scents of sage, rosemary and ginger; with a bit of time, notes of passion fruit emerge, typical of Sauvignons. There’s a delicious crisp freshness which gives Rupestris fullness and definite dynamism.

Aged on its lees for 4 months, with periodic batonnages.

Drinking and storing

Serve between 6ºC and 8ºC

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The winery

Celler Pardas

Celler Pardas

A family-run winery located in the Torrelavit district, in the Alt Penedès, with the two young and enterprising owners taking care of the whole production process, a combination of viticulture and agriculture. Their concept of dry farming has led them to treat the vineyards austerely, without tilling or applying fertilisers, leaving it up to the crops and the vine’s capacity for adapting to the land to be the true protagonists when it comes to fruit expression. As regards the...