Appellation: none Cuvée: Tronada d’Estiu Colour: White Grapes: Garnacha Blanca About: from the imagination of gifted new winemaker Cinta Moreso comes this gentle, seductive, lowish alcohol, single varietal orange wine. The name means Summer Storm and ties in with the name of the winery The Ship of Fools – who set sail in a storm. … Continue reading La Nave de los Locos Tronada d’Estiu
Who: Cinta Moreso Galiana and Carlos Ingala What: Terra Alta / Gredos Where: Vilalba dels Arcs / El Tiemblo When: Since 2021 La Nave de los Locos is a new project by two young and super enthusiastic producers who are parlaying their love of wine and nature into production. Cinta is a translator and trained … Continue reading La Nave de los Locos
Appellation: VDF Cuvée: Coume de L’Olla Blanc Colour: White Grapes: Macabeu, Muscat d’Alexandrie, Muscat Petit Grain About: Named after the single vineyard from which it comes, Coume de l’Olla, this is all about refreshment, a wine that goes with and uplifts pretty much everything. Vines Location: down the hill to the east of Calce toward … Continue reading Matassa Coume de L’Olla Blanc
Appellation: IGP Côtes Catalanes. Cuvée: L’Extrême Blanc. Colour: White. Grapes: Grenache gris 70%, Grenache blanc 25%, Grenache noir 5%. About: Paul’s deepest wine, just 900 to 1200 bottles per year, comes from an extraordinary parcel. A surprisingly steep north-facing hillside planted over 100 years ago that struggles to yield even 10 hl/ha. Vines Location: at … Continue reading Les Clos Perdus Côtes Catalanes L’Extrême Blanc
Everything we know about Jean-Philippe Padié’s wines for now has been posted here! Jean-Philippe Padié makes some of most natural, pure, delicate and complex wines in the Roussillon from his biodynamically farmed vines sited on a mosaic of soils in Calce. Each Cuvée is a fabulous adventure.
Appellation: Vin de France. Cuvée: Fleur de Cailloux. Colour: White. Grapes: Grenache Blanc 50%, Macabeu 40%, and Grenache Gris 10%. About: called the “flower of stones” this complex and mineral white expresses spectacular freshness, and delicious stone fruits, for only 12.5%. Vines Location: from several parcels near Calce. Size ha: 5. Age: vines planted in … Continue reading Jean-Philippe Padié Fleur de Cailloux VDF