LE NATUREL

DO NAVARRA

 

Varieties: Grenache and others.

Vineyard: Located on the northern border, covered by the mountain ranges of Urbasa and Andia. Organic farming on fresh calcareous clay soils.

Harvest: Manual harvest of selected grapes, at the middle of October. Selections of berries at the sorting table.

Winemaking: Short maceration, only 5 days with the minimum possible intervention. The malolactic fermentation takes place in a 12,000 litre vats. The wine was bottled on January the 12nd.

Alcohol content: 14% Vol.

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Clean and bright colour, with dominating raspberry tones.

Nose: Fresh and fruity, with good intensity of blackberries, blackcurrant and violets.

Palate: Fresh and fruity attack that comes from the high-altitude vineyards. It has a fresh and lovely tartness, pleasantly balanced acidity and delightful aftertaste.

Long, elegant, fresh and balanced wines of limited production.

 

Le Naturel is a pioneer "boutique" winery in the Navarra D. O. in the revival of organic and biodynamic agricultural practices. They prepare their wine collection with minimal intervention, with maximum respect for the fruit of their vineyards, located in the highest and coolest area of the denomination, achieving a 100% natural product.

 

Organic and vegan certified.

WINEMAKING at Aroa Bodegas follows the philosophy with the minimal intervention as possible, to allow the grapes to do the talking through the wines.

The winery is designed to optimize its facilities, energy efficiency and overall to do as little impact as possible on the environment.

The winery has two underground floors with totally natural climate and humidity control where tanks and barrels room are located. The grapes entre from the top, using the gravity to avoid pump pressures that could effect wines.

 

LE NATUREL a natural wine made without added sulfites and with minimal intervention throughout the whole process. A short maceration, a minimal filtration and no clarification. In this way we are able to express the essence of the terroir, the character and the personality of the vineyards

A pioneer in the D.O. Navarra with the organic spirit and organic-biodynamic methods of cultivating. The area, where the winery is situated is one of the highest areas in Navarra with a strong influence of Cantabrian sea.

 

VINEYARDS, located proximity to the Pyrenees Mountains and the Cantabrian Sea, give a strong Atlantic character to the Mediterranean climate. It’s one of the most northern areas of the Iberian Peninsula where red grape varieties are grown in the shelter of the Urbasa and Andía Mountains.

LE NATUREL blanco

DO NAVARRA

 

Varieties: White grenache and others. Vineyard: Located on the northern border, covered by the mountain ranges of Urbasa and Andia. Organic farming on fresh calcareous clay soils.

Harvest: Manual harvest in the second half of September.

Winemaking: Very soft pressing and fermentation with natural yeasts, avoiding surpassing 16oC, with the aim to obtain powerful and fresh aromatic profile.

Alcohol content: 13% Vol.

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Intense straw yellow colour, Clean and bright, it shows flashes of vivacity in the glass.

Nose: Tropical fruits and ripe pip fruits notes are predominant. It also has fresh citrus aromas, with a mineral background. Very complex nose, which evolves very well in the glass.

Palate: Exuberant acidity, which is present from start to finish. Its creaminess dominates, with a sweet background, characteristic of the Garnacha Blanca variety.

LE NATUREL pet nat

DO NAVARRA

 

Varieties: White grenache

Vineyard: Low yield, organically farmed vines, in the shelter of the Urbasa and Andía mountain ranges, in the Yerri Valley. Fresh calcareous clay soils. Vineyards not treated with synthetic chemicals.

Winemaking: Very gentle pressing. Spontaneous fermentation begins at low temperature (160 C) in a steel tank to preserve all the aromas and freshness of the grapes. When the must reaches between 16 and 20 gr / l of residual sugar, it is bottled so that fermentation ends in the bottle, following the ancestral method. No sulfur added. It goes on the market with the same stopper from the end of fermentation, without disgorging.

Alcohol content: 12,5% Vol.

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Fine, light bubbles. Slightly cloudy due to its production method without filtering or disgorging.

Nose: Fresh nose with predominating notes of pome fruit, such as pear and apple. Notes from the lees (brioche, creamy touches) and a honeyed finish add complexity.

Palate: Fine, well integrated bubbles. Presents fullness on the palate, good acidity and depth, which make it very easy to drink.

LE NATUREL zero zero blanco

DO NAVARRA

 

Varieties: White grenache and others.

Vineyard: Young vineyards located in the Yerri Valey, on the northern border, covered by the mountain ranges of Urbasa and Andia. Fresh calcareous clay soils.

Harvest: Manual harvest in the second half of September. Winemaking: Very soft pressing and fermentation with natural yeasts, avoiding surpassing 16oC, with the aim to obtain powerful and fresh aromatic profile. Once the wine is made, a delicate cold dealcoholization process is carried out, so as not to alter the aromas and flavors of the grape.

Alcohol content: 0,0% Vol.

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Straw yellow of medium intensity, with light golden glints. Very clean and bright.

Nose: Very subtle and complex, where notes of stone fruit and pome fruit predominate, accompanied by white flowers and certain sweet nuances.

Palate: Very pleasant entry, sweet character but at the same time with good acidity, thanks to very refreshing citrus notes.

LE NATUREL zero zero tinto

DO NAVARRA

 

Varieties: Grenache and others.

Vineyard: Young vineyards located in the Yerri Valley, on the northern border, covered by the mountain ranges of Urbasa and Andia. Fresh calcareous clay soils.

Harvest: Manual harvest of selected grapes, at the last week of September.

Winemaking: Short maceration, only 5 days with the minimum possible intervention. The malolactic fermentation takes place in a 12,000 litre vats. Once the wine is made, a delicate cold dealcoholization process is carried out, so as not to alter the aromas and flavors of the grape.

Alcohol content: 0,0% Vol.

 

Tasting notes

Colour: Light cherry red color.

Nose: The aromas of red and fresh fruits stand out, light notes of compote and liqueur cherries, even some spicy touches.

Palate: In the mouth it is subtle and sweet, with a remarkable structure, but very well integrated. A very refreshing and very pleasant non-alcoholic wine, especially due to its good acidity, providing the freshness and liveliness so characteristic of the Garnacha variety.