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WHITE LISTÁN (LISTÁN BLANCO)

 

Country of origin: Spain
Production region: Canary Islands
Grape varieties: Listán blanco (95%) & Forastera Gomera (5%)
Color: Dry white

COMPOSITION:

Alcohol: 13%vol.
Total Acidity: 5,5 g/l
Volatil Acidity: 0,4 g/l
pH: 3,5
SO2/T: 25 mg/l

 

ELABORATION:

Manual harvest with double selection of the bunches at the optimum point of maturity. The grapes enter the tank and go crio-maceration for 6 to 10 hours, then perform a gentle pressing to obtain the must that will be settling and that will later slowly ferment at a temperature of approximately 16 Cº. After several rackings sheltered from the air is bottled.

TASTING NOTES:

Straw yellow colour with greenish edges, very clean and bright.
On the nose it is fresh, with aromas of tropical fruits, citrus and a background of white flowers.
On the palate it is fresh, silky, with a soft mid palate and good persistence at the end.

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:

Serve between 8-10oC. Accompany with fish, seafood, Canary Zancocho, lapas with canary mojo and fresh goat cheeses.