2022 Finca Mas Perdut 'Ma de Mas Perdut' Penedes, Spain
2021 Ma de Mas Perdut is the white counterpart of the Cervell de Mas Perdut, showcasing the ‘hand crafted’ nature of Mas Perdut. The three grapes for this fresh white are Xarello Vermell (a pink mutation of the native Xarel-lo grape, most often found in Cava), Garnatxa Blanca, and Macabeu, which all macerate on the skins together for 24 hours at cold temperatures before a light pressing and natural fermentation in stainless steel. The wine is then aged for three months in both steel (85%) and 54-liter glass demijohns (15%), before being bottled without filtration SO2 additions. The resulting wine is floral and herbaceous on the nose, showing its fresh fruit character and complex, spicy nose. The palate is lively and light, with ample acidity and balance, and is unpretentious and enjoyable. Perfectly suited for a warm afternoon gathered around a table of light fare. Only 11.5% alcohol from estate fruit planted to clay/loam vineyards at 120 meters above sea level.