Costador, Metamorphika, Xarel-lo Brisat, Amphorae, 2020, 750 ml
Joan Franquet of Costador pays homage to ancient winemaking techniques with this wine. This skin-contact xarel-lo is aged in amphorae for 4-6 six weeks. "Brisat" translates to contact in Catalonian. Read more
TERROIR: From 70 year old vines planted to 2 hectares of stony calcareous clay soils.
FARMING: Organic, Biodynamic
WINEMAKING:Maceration lasts between 8-14 weeks, followed by spontaneous fermentation with mostly whole-clusters and indigenous yeasts that lasts 4-6 weeks in clay tinaja (clay) amphora. The wine spends around three months on the lees with weekly battonage. Aging takes place in the same amphora for four months. Not filtered or fined.