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XIC 2019

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12 bottle case

Just sold out. Next shipment has left the winery and should be here early June. Or visit Honest Weight (Dundas St West, in Toronto) or Wynona (Gerrard St East, Toronto) to pick up a bottle at their respective bottle shops. 

XIC (pronounced "cheek")is a still white wine made from 100% Xarel-lo grapes - one of the principal grapes of Cava DO - grown organically in estate vineyards with primarily ancient Calcareous-clay soils, strongly affected by cooling Mediterranean breezes. Fermentation is in stainless steel tanks for 21 days, kept a cool temperature of 16 degrees Celsius. The wine then remains on the lees for a further three months prior to bottling.

Our Tasting Note:Bright, pale, lemon-yellowcolour. Aromas and flavours of fresh citrus (lime) with notes of stone fruits like peach and apricot, and herbs. Dry (1.5gr/L RS), with balanced acidity, good structure and a medium/long clean finish. 11.5% alc./vol.. 

Pairing suggestions: Perfect aperitif wine, and with a range of appetizers/tapas. Also with seafood, particularly fresh-water fish, white meats (pork/chicken), and lighter-style vegetarian dishes.