Celler Pardas Rupestris Penedes
Introducing the 2022 Celler Pardas Rupestris Penedès, a refreshing and delightful white wine originating from the esteemed vineyards of the Penedès region in Spain. Celler Pardas, a winery committed to crafting wines that express the unique terroir and character of the region, focuses on the use of indigenous grape varieties to create exceptional wines with a true sense of place.
The Rupestris Penedès is a harmonious blend of Xarel-lo, Malvasia de Sitges, and Macabeu grape varieties, carefully cultivated and harvested to create a wine that is both aromatic and balanced. With its enticing aromas, vibrant flavors, and lively acidity, the 2022 Celler Pardas Rupestris Penedès is a true testament to the winery's dedication to quality and excellence.
Nose: The nose offers a captivating bouquet of aromas, with dominant notes of green apple, lemon zest, and white peach. As the aroma develops, subtle hints of white flowers, fresh herbs, and a touch of saline minerality emerge, adding depth and complexity to the olfactory experience.
Palate: On the palate, the 2022 Celler Pardas Rupestris Penedès presents a medium-bodied texture with crisp acidity and a refreshing minerality. The dominant flavors of citrus, green apple, and stone fruits are beautifully complemented by the wine's subtle floral notes and the delicate salinity. Mid-palate, the flavors evolve to reveal hints of melon and a touch of wet stone, creating a well-rounded and harmonious profile.
Finish: The finish is clean, bright, and invigorating, with the lingering freshness of citrus and green apple fading gently, leaving behind a gratifying aftertaste of delicate minerality, floral notes, and a whisper of herbs.
The 2022 Celler Pardas Rupestris Penedès is a versatile and enchanting wine that pairs well with a wide variety of appetizing dishes. Its bright flavors and refreshing character make it an ideal companion for seafood dishes, such as grilled shrimp, seared scallops, or a light and flavorful ceviche.
For a vegetarian option, consider pairing the wine with a fresh and zesty salad featuring avocado, grapefruit, and fennel, or a vibrant and colorful vegetable stir-fry. The Rupestris Penedès also pairs beautifully with soft, creamy cheeses like Brie or Camembert, which will accentuate the wine's fruity and floral notes while providing a delightful contrast to its vibrant acidity and minerality.