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The eternity of Xarel·lo: Parés Baltà – Electió 2004

“To date, we still don’t know how long Xarel·lo can ultimately age.” I’ve heard this oft-repeated about this white grape variety over the years, but the very first time I heard it was from Ton Mata several years ago during... more »

“To date, we still don’t know how long Xarel·lo can ultimately age.” I’ve heard this... more »

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DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under fully-blind conditions in the tasting premises of DO Penedès in Vilafrancea del Penedès. Please read the accompanying article, DO Penedès & 'native' reds, which goes into more detail on the overall profiles for these grapes in this region.

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under... more »

DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

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Herència Altés - Garnatxa Blanca 2017

Pulpy grapefruit, white blossoms, light fennel notes and field herb notes. Crisp, defined citrus notes and tension on the palate, good length and push to the wine overall and an exceedingly good value.

Pulpy grapefruit, white blossoms, light fennel notes and field herb notes. Crisp, defined citrus notes and tension on the palate,... more »

100% Grenache Blanc : 13%

91pts : **

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Natural water

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the religion of concrete that dominated Spanish construction in the later 20th century, it does exactly what it needs to do which is exist as a gathering point for residents; essentially a "town hall" in English, although a village with only several hundred residents hardly qualifies to be called a "town".... more »

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the... more »

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