Grape varieties: Xarel.lo (45%), Macabeu (45%), Parellada (10%)
Age of vines: 35-75 years old
Farming: Certified organic (CCPAE)
Fermentation: Hand harvested, whole cluster pressing, each variety fermented separately in tank
Aging: 6 months in tank, blended, second fermentation in bottle, on lees minimum 30 months, dosage <6g
Additional Information: La Cuvee from Gramona is sourced from 13 growers/members of Aliances per la Terra, an organization established to promote organic and biodynamic farming in the Penedès. Currently, all these growers are certified organic, and 12 a certified biodynamic. The most “youthful” of the sparkling wines released by Gramona, La Cuvee is a blend of 45% Xarel.lo, 45% Macabeu, and 10% Parellada from a total of 11 hectares of vineyards. It is aged for a minimum of 30 months sur lattes and finished with a dosage of between 4-6 g/L before release—80,000 bottles released in an average vintage.