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Succés Vinícola El Pedregal
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Succés Vinícola

Succés Vinícola El Pedregal

Country: Spain
Region: Conca de Barberà
Grape: Parellada
Colour: White
Bottle Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 11% 
Vintage: 2015
Organic

Albert Canela and Mariona Vendrell started making wine in 2011 when they were just twenty.  Based in the hills of Conca de Barberà, southwest of Barcelona in Catalonia and with investment from the local region, the couple farm organically and have a network of old-time growers who they buy their grapes from.  Catalonia's wine history is deeply and fundamentally linked to Cava and cheap rosé.  

This is no criticism and in fact over-commercialisation has shown itself to be the catalyst in many regions for brave, dynamic and pioneering young winegrowers to start swimming against the tide.  

Albert and Mariona are two of those winegrowers: young, entrepreneurial, respecting of their environment and champions of indigenous grapes.  They've chosen to take a different path with the Trepat, Parellada and Ull de Llebre varieties that have sustained the region for generations and the couple produce a range of pure, vibrant still wines that have become the new benchmark for the Catalonian wine.

From an old vine parcel of Parellada, planted in 1970 at 600masl. The wine is fermented spontaneously in stainless steel tanks, over 27 days, the wine is then left in tank for cold stabilisation. Less than 600 bottles produced. 

PRODUCER NOTES

Albert Canela and Mariona Vendrell started making wine in 2011 when they were just twenty.  Based in the hills of Conca de Barberà, southwest of Barcelona in Catalonia and with investment from the local region, the couple farm organically and have a network of old-time growers who they buy their grapes from.  Catalonia's wine history is deeply and fundamentally linked to Cava and cheap rosé.  

This is no criticism and in fact over-commercialisation has shown itself to be the catalyst in many regions for brave, dynamic and pioneering young winegrowers to start swimming against the tide.  

Albert and Mariona are two of those winegrowers: young, entrepreneurial, respecting of their environment and champions of indigenous grapes.  They've chosen to take a different path with the Trepat, Parellada and Ull de Llebre varieties that have sustained the region for generations and the couple produce a range of pure, vibrant still wines that have become the new benchmark for the Catalonian wine.

FARMING & WINEMAKING NOTES

From an old vine parcel of Parellada, planted in 1970 at 600masl. The wine is fermented spontaneously in stainless steel tanks, over 27 days, the wine is then left in tank for cold stabilisation. Less than 600 bottles produced.