La Salada La Serra

Appellation: none Cuvée: La Serra Colour: White Grapes: Xarello About: new in 2018 from fruit that used to be sold in bulk to Juve y Camps, a quality local producer of Cava. This is the mirror wine of L’Ermot which is pure Macabeu. Whole bunch maceration gives it a visceral texture. Vines Location of vines: … Continue reading La Salada La Serra

SIN Cava

Appellation: Cava. Cuvée: SIN. Colour: Sparkling White. Grapes: Xarello. About: A soft and silky, mineral, saline Cava, with some complexity from 18 months on lees. SIN means “without” in Spanish; the wine is made without chemical products and with little intervention in the making. Vines Location: near Sant Marti Sarroca just north west of Vilafranca … Continue reading SIN Cava

SIN Tempranillo

Appellation: DO Penedès. Cuvée: Ull de Llebre. Colour: Red. Grapes: Tempranillo (called Ull de Llebre in Catalonia). About: From pure limestone soils and with a maceration of just two days, this is as simply made as possible to yield a very soft, silky, pure, light red wine. Vines Location: near Sant Marti Sarroca just north … Continue reading SIN Tempranillo

SIN Xarello

Appellation: DO Penedès. Cuvée: Xarello. Colour: White. Grapes: Xarel-lo. About: SIN means without in Spanish; the wine is made without chemical products or much intervention in the making. As little as possible is done to make this wine, the grapes are harvested from warmer sited south-west facing vines at the end of August when the … Continue reading SIN Xarello

La Salada L’Ermot

Appellation: Vi. Cuvée: L’Ermot. Colour: White. Grapes: Macabeu. About: shows the diversity and quality of Macabeu, which is rarely used for varietal wines here, being usually blended into Cava. This wine has a strikingly rich, viscous texture, and toasty character, which comes from the age of the vines, there’s no oak used. Vines Location: Pla … Continue reading La Salada L’Ermot

La Salada Baudili

Appellation: Vi. Cuvée: Baudili. Colour: White. Grapes: Xarello 65%, Parellada 35%. About: this is basically a still Tinc Set and was originally, in the first vintage 2016, called Tinc Set Tranquil. To avoid confusion, for the label was basically the same as the sparkling, too, the wine has been re-named after the vineyard it comes … Continue reading La Salada Baudili

La Salada Roig Boig

Appellation: Vi. Cuvée: Roig Boig. Colour: Rosé. Grapes: Mando, Sumoll, Xarello, Parellada, Torbat, Monica, Cannonau, Rogenc (Garnacha de Emporda), and Carinyana. About: the first vintage of this wine, 2013, was more of a pale red and the wine has always been well coloured for a Rosé, not surprisingly given the mix of red and white … Continue reading La Salada Roig Boig

La Salada Roig Boig Ancestral

Appellation: Vi escumós. Cuvée: Roig Boig Ancestral. Colour: Sparkling Pink. Grapes: Mando, Sumoll, Xarello, Parellada, Torbat, Monica, Cannonau, Rogenc (Garnacha de Emporda), and Carinyana. About: This deceptively simple Pet Nat (Ancestral) sparkling rosé wine is made from a blend of 9 grapes, both red and white. It’s the sparkling version of their killer pale red … Continue reading La Salada Roig Boig Ancestral

La Salada Tinc Set

Appellation: Vi escumós. Cuvée: Tinc Set. Colour: Sparkling White. Grapes: Xarello 65%, Parellada 35%. About: Fine, thirst-quenching, wonderfully refreshing with clean and pure fruit. This light, easy, fun sparkling white is just about the best aperitif or palate cleanser or fix of bubbles we know. As with all La Salada-Mas Candí joint productions, it’s from … Continue reading La Salada Tinc Set

Els Vinyerons Penedès Saltamarti

Appellation: Penedès Cuvée: Saltamarti Colour: Red Grapes: Tempranillo About: Both red and white Els Vinyerons – Vins Naturals wines are creations brilliantly realised to make inexpensive organic, sans soufre, terroir wines. They’re designed to be clean and easy to drink while fully capturing the fruit character of the grape and soil and climate. Early vintages … Continue reading Els Vinyerons Penedès Saltamarti