Light, crisp and saline Atlantic white from Basque country.
Region: Basque Country
Appelation: Bizkaiko Txakoli
Nose: White fruit, orange blossom and citrus. Lemon lime, apricot and white flowers
Palate: Lemon drop, grapefruit, green apple. Crisp, with high acidity, marked salinity, and a slightly bitter finish
Winemaking Notes: Organic certified vineyards, hand harvested grapes, fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel, aged in steel without lees
Producer Notes: Itsasmendi is located in Gernika, at the southern end of the Bay of Biscay. It is within the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve, between the mountains (mendi) and the sea(itsas). They produce 35ha of Txakoli, spread out over 15 different sites: this particular wine makes up around 80% of their production
Area Notes: Bizkaiko Txakoli is one of 3 recognized Txacoli DOs, all located within Basque Country. Wines here are light, dry and acidic, shaped by the cool climate and their proximity to the Atlantic ocean