Raúl Calle Nude

Appellation: none. Cuvée: Nude. Colour: Red. Grapes: Garnacha. About: a new vineyard for Raul and Laura after they relinquished their interest in the Forcipula vineyard. It’s their first semi-carbonic maceration wine, with no barrel to add any makeup, thus Nude. A mere 650 bottles. Vines Location: Tietar Valley (Ávila) Size: 1,5 hectare(different small vines) Age: … Continue reading Raúl Calle Nude

Raúl Calle Naturi G

Appellation: none. Cuvée: Naturi G. Colour: Red. Grapes: Garnacha. About: formerly part of Diabolesa, now Raul and Laura are making a Cuvée for each grape. So this is G after Garnacha but still from Tieta Valley. Vines Location: Tietar Valley (Ávila). Size: 1,5 hectare (differents small vines). Age: planted around 1950. Soils: granite sands and … Continue reading Raúl Calle Naturi G

Raúl Calle Churumbi

Appellation: none. Cuvée: Churumbi. Colour: pink. Grapes: Grenache Noir. About: the name means “child” in gypsy language so this wine is for their son Burno. It’s a gorgeous, complex rosado that fizzes with energy, fermented and aged in old American oak, only 600-1000 bottles, depending the year. Vines Location: Tietar Valley (Ávila). Size: 1 hectare. … Continue reading Raúl Calle Churumbi

Raúl Calle Diabolesa

Appellation: none. Cuvée: Diabolesa. Colour: Red. Grapes: Garnacha 60% and Tempranillo 40%. About: named after an insect shown on the label called an Empussa pennata that Laura found while working one day in the vineyard and representative of the rich insect life that can inhabit an organically farmed vineyard. It’s a rich, elegant and complex … Continue reading Raúl Calle Diabolesa

Escoda Rosat

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