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Suertes del Marqués Trenzado 2021

Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainFrom Tenerife's volcanic soils, this is based on Listán Blanco, with a mix of 10-150-year-old native grapes Marmajuelo, Guao, Vijariego Blanco, Verdelo, Torrontés and Baboso Blanco sourced across various vineyards 300-700m in the Valle de La Orotava, and predominantly grown in the traditional cordón trenzado training system. After native ferment in a mix of concrete and older French casks, this aged nine months on lees in concrete, foudres, and older 500L barrels. Distinctively volcanic, with a near shocking reductive smack upon first opening, this quickly segues into flake salts, wild lemon, pear skin, green fig, verbena, across an energetic palate, grippy with crushed stones. Marine and wild and singular.Tasted: 10 November 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Producer: Suertes del MarquésDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Blend: Listán Blanca - Pedro Ximénez - Vidueño – 4% mix of other varieties