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Marc Mir 2008, 70% Xarel.lo and 30% Chardonnay
This is not a Super Catalan and if you are an all together fan of Chardonnay, don’t expect much from this blend, as the Xarel.lo is dominating all together and the one thing I fail to understand with this, very well made and likeable wine, is, why did they use Chardonnay at all? If you have a predisposition in trying new, fresh and easy to drink wines, this is certainly for you. Plenty of white fruit, pear and apple and also some sweet notes of peach. This is a dry wine but there are some tendencies of it reminding you of a sweet fruity summer beverage. I liked it a lot!
The first document that mentions the Mir family of Can Guineu, in Sant…
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