Appellation: none Cuvée: Tosut Colour: Red Grapes: Garnacha Negre 50 Syrah 50 About: Tosut means a toy, or a play-thing for kids. The label depicts an arabesque motif found on a piece of ceramic tile on the roof of a small hut in the vineyard, which was made by hand. First year produced was 2014. … Continue reading Jordi Llorens Tosut
Almost everything we know about Aitor’s wines, Celler Tarannà Po-etic, for now has been posted here! Aitor is a new voice in Tarragona, located between leading producers Joan Ramon Escoda and Jordi Llorens, both of whom he works with and both of whom have clearly influenced Aitor. Yet his wines are as distinctively his own … Continue reading Celler Tarannà Po-etic information posted!
Appellation: Vi de Taula. Cuvée: Nas del Gegant Rosat. Colour: Pink. Grapes: Grenache Noir. About: the 2018 is the accidental but totally delicious pink, with a maceration of a few minutes before JR realised the tank was going to overflow and ran off enough juice to save it, this juice becoming the pink. Vines Location: … Continue reading Escoda Rosat
Appellation: Vi de Taula. Cuvée: Vamos Vamos Vamos. Colour: Red or White according to year. Grapes: See Vintage Notes. About: This magnum only again is one third each from JR, from Laureano Serres of Mendall, and from their friend and French importer Thierry Puzelat. Vintage Notes 2017 To be a blend of Sabater from JR … Continue reading Escoda Vamos Vamos Vamos
Appellation: Vi de Taula. Cuvée: Brutal. Colour: Red or White or Pink according to year. Grapes: See Vintage Notes. About: JR is a founder of the Brutal label concept now adopted by dozens of natural wine producers. The concept is based on making a wine of which there are only 300 bottles and that’s “off … Continue reading Escoda Brutal
Appellation: Vi de Taula. Cuvée: Vamos Vamos. Colour: Red or White according to year. Grapes: See Vintage Notes. About: In magnum only, each year JR and Laureano Serres of Mendall bring approximately 225L of something “interesting” to blend together and put in magnum a year later. Vintage Notes 2017 To be a blend of Sabater … Continue reading Escoda Vamos Vamos
Appellation: Vi de Taula. Cuvée: La Llopetera. Colour: Red. Grapes: Pinot Noir. About: Pinot in the Conca de Barberá. There’s a famous Cistercian monastery at Poblet, just a few kilometres away and it’s likely the monks brought the grape with them from Dijon. It doesn’t taste anything like Burgundy, of course. It tastes like Escoda, … Continue reading Escoda La Llopetera