Wine Canto del Grillo Blanco
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Chardonnay grape
- TYPE OF WINE: White
- Designation of Origin: Somontano
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 8º-11º C
- WINERIES: El Grillo y la Luna
- TASTING NOTES: A glossy, lively, lemon-yellow coloured wine with light golden notes from its time in the barrel. At first the flavours are hidden on the nose but as it breathes the intense and elegant aromas appear. Mineral notes appear initially and then give way to a very fresh tropical fruit accent. Cri, Cri, Cri is a silky wine that fills the palate. Powerful and fresh at the same time, with a long and intense aftertaste due to the mix of fruity aromas wrapped in subtle toasted notes.
- BARREL AGING: 6 months
- MARK / PRODUCER: El Grillo y la Luna
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Characteristics of the wine
Canto del Grillo Blanco wine making
Fermentation for 15 days at a maximum temperature of 20ºC. Aged in French oak barrels for 6 months, with weekly twists.
What type of wine is Canto del Grillo Blanco
It is a silky wine that fills the mouth. Powerful and fresh at the same time, it leaves a long and intense step, due to the mixture of fruity aromas wrapped in subtle toasted notes.
The winery El Grillo and La Luna
El Grillo y la Luna ’is a family project that was born in Barbastro in 2007, the result of an illusion: to create unique wines with soul.
Patience is the letter of introduction of this winery, the last to harvest of the entire Somontano Designation of Origin.
In ‘The Cricket and the Moon’, good things are expected. Under the premise that wine is born in the vineyard, it only goes on the market at its optimum moment, without haste, respecting the uniqueness of each vintage.
Designation of Origin of the Canto del Grillo Blanco wine
It belongs to the DO Somontano. In this denomination of origin their wines are known for their elegance and personality. Mono varietal elaborations predominate
The vineyard land of the Somontano Designation of Origin has three distinct areas: the mountains, the Somontano and the plains. Its total area is 200,000 hectares, of which about 100,000 are cultivated. Of the latter, 4,400 hectares are dedicated exclusively to the vineyard.
Somontano wines have grape varieties from more than 4,400 hectares of plantation. They are the base from which their good Somontano wines are born: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Syrah, Garnacha Tinta, Moristel, Parraleta, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Macabeo, Sauvignon Blanc, Garnacha Blanca, Riesling or Alcañón are some of them .
Somontano is characterized by having cold winters and hot summers with significant temperature changes at the end of spring and autumn. The average annual temperature is 11 degrees Celsius.
Somontano Denomination of Origin wines have very peculiar characteristics: very good graduation, fruity and with perfect acidity. In conclusion, they are wines very adapted to current tastes. Buying Somontano wine will give us exclusivity and confidence of having chosen our wine correctly.
Varieties of grapes used in the Canto del Grillo Blanco wine
Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Manual harvest in boxes of 12 kilos
Yielding: 1.5 kilos of grapes per strain
Pairing wine Canto del Grillo Blanco
To take with seafood.
Occasions to drink the wine Canto del Grillo Blanco
Ideal to take in celebrations
Price / Quality ratio of the Canto del Grillo Blanco wine
Acceptable value for money.
Degree of alcohol of the wine Canto del Grillo Blanco
Graduation of 14.5º vol.
Ideal temperature of wine consumption Canto del Grillo Blanco
It is recommended to serve at 8º-11º Cº
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