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Blanca 2021

Danish Wild Ale with Garnatxa Blanca grapes from Priorat, Spain.⁠

We are incredibly excited to announce the release of our second white wine grape/Danish W⁠ild Ale hybrid, Blanca 2021!⁠

The Spanish Priorat wine region is home to rocky soil, steep slopes and harsh growing conditions, which produce grapes with pronounced minerality and boldness. Known primarily for its complex and intense red wines, Priorat has a hidden gem: Granatxa Blanca, a white variety characterized by its freshness and aromatic complexity.⁠

We imported fresh Garnatxa Blanca from Priorat to our Blenderia in Denmark. The grapes were immediately destemmed and pressed, and we blended the juice with 1,5 year old Danish Wild Ale and then left it to ferment and age in stainless steel.⁠

Blanca highlights this rare Priorat grape with intense pear, honeysuckle and citrus aromas, complemented by the classic Baghaven “funky” cellar character of our Danish Wild Ales. ⁠

Balanced in acidity but not lacking in intense minerality, Blanca is perfect for either a hot summer day or a cold winter night surrounded by friends and family.⁠

The 2021 harvest was the first obtainable harvest for this particular vineyard, making Blanca 2021 the first of its kind for both Baghaven and the farmers who artfully cultivated the grapes.⁠