Appellation: Vi.
Cuvée: Sota Els Ametllers.
Colour: Orange.
Grapes: Malvasia de Sitges.
About: new in 2016, made from a single, rare varietal and given the full orange treatment, but unlike Bufarrella where the long skin maceration seems to disappear into the wine, this wine is distinctly orange, astringent, tannic and peppery from the skin contact.


Location: Pla del Penedès.
Size ha: 0.7.
Age: vines planted in 2010.
Soils: clay-limestone.
Exposition: flat, south west.
Altitude: 200m.
Training: gobelet on wire.
Farming: organic, with the emphasis to protect soil moisture and microbial activity.
Average yield hl/ha: 20.
Climate: Mediterranean.


Hand harvested fruit is crushed and put into stainless tank to ferment on the skins during two weeks, then pressed and returned to tank to finish. Normally the malo happens. It settles for a few month before bottling.

Vintage Notes 2017

Yield hl/ha: .
Harvested: .
Bottles produced: 1,200.
Date bottled: .
Alcohol %: 12.5.
SO2 Total: 8.
Tasting: very perfumed with peach blossom, orange, honey, white pepper, jasmine aromas, quiet wine with bright lemon, salty acidity and a delicate tannic structure.

Vintage notes 2019
A hot, dry summer followed a wet winter and spring so the wines are both very ripe and reasonably juicy.
Yield hl/ha: 26.
Date Harvested: early September.
Bottles produced: 1,500.
Date bottled: 2020-04.
Alcohol: 11.98 %.
SO2 Total: <10.
Tasting: awesome, viscous orange look, fabulous orange, lemon confit, stinging nettle, jasmin, black pepper. Texturally similar to both Ermot and Bufarrella, with some viscosity that finishes astringent, very long and intense.