Montsant, Blanc d'Orto "Flor", Orto Vins
Organic

Montsant, Blanc d'Orto "Flor", Orto Vins - 2018

Item # 45691 750mL
$29.96 $19.96 / Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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A dry white wine from northeastern Spain. Made from the white grenache grape that's planted at high elevations in clay, limestone and schist-soils. Fermented with native yeasts and bottled unoaked. Complex, aromatic and delicious.


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