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Grain & Vine USD 18.00 750ml

Gramona Penedes Gessami 2016

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Gramona’s history is long and storied with the property being a quality reference point in the Penedès for decades. As far back as 1816 a member of the family has been making wine in the vicinity of Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Gramona name began to be put on bottles of “Cava Champagne” in 1921. Today the house is one of the few remaining family-owned estates in the region, most having been hoovered up by large companies in the last half century. At Gramona time is never an issue. The wines receive perhaps the longest average aging than any other cava and are never released until they are perfectly mature. Eighty-six percent of the cavas produced in the zone are released after 9 months while at Gramona cavas are aged a minimum of 30 months, and in the case of Enoteca, 12 years! Long considered a pioneer for their work in the cellar they have begun to convert to organic and biodynamic farming in addition reducing their carbon footprint by using geothermic energy and recycling all the water used at the estate.

Region: Spain » Catalunya » Penedès

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Winery: Gessami
Color: White
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
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Gramona’s history is long and storied with the property being a quality reference point in the Penedès for decades. As far back as 1816 a member of the family has been making wine in the vicinity of Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Gramona name began to be put on bottles of “Cava Champagne” in 1921. Today the house is one of the few remaining family-owned estates in the region, most having been hoovered up by large companies in the last half century. At Gramona time is never an issue. The wines receive perhaps the longest average aging than any other cava and are never released until they are perfectly mature. Eighty-six percent of the cavas produced in the zone are released after 9 months while at Gramona cavas are aged a minimum of 30 months, and in the case of Enoteca, 12 years! Long considered a pioneer for their work in the cellar they have begun to convert to organic and biodynamic farming in addition reducing their carbon footprint by using geothermic energy and recycling all the water used at the estate.

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