Serra i Barcelo 'Aucala' Garnatxa Blanca 2021 1500mL
- Producer: Serra i Barcelo
- Varietal: Garnacha Blanca
- Region: Terra Alta
- Net volume: 1500ml
- Vintage: 2021
Style GuideDry Sweet
Rich with some barrel spiciness, the nose has the smell of nutty tannin in fresh-cut white fruit - custard apple, feijoa ... and a touch of earthier spiced quince. The palate is a joyful romp of rich, buoyant fruit wonderfully constrained structurally by extremely neat spice, tannin grip from oak, fine acidity and flashing minerals a-plenty. There's orchard-fruit perfume a-plenty in the back palate with lovely acidity, and a touch of refreshing astringency to close. Such a cleverly constructed (and delicious!) wine.
Josp Serra gives us a fantastic textured Mediterranean white, beautifully rich, yet free of excess glyerol and florality. In DO Terra Alta, Josep grows Garnatxa Blanca from several plots around the village of Gandesa, in the locale known as Aucalà. The landscape here is dominated by Mediterranean pine.