Recaredo’s Turó d’en Mota

by  |  07-09-2015

It seems that despite visiting Recaredo several times, I keep forgetting to write about their top-end wine and property called, Turó d’en Mota. For anyone who visits Recaredo (and out of all the Cava makers in Penedès, it’s one of the very few I place on my “must see” list) you might hear during the English language tour that this is the “little mountain of Mota”. You’ll quickly pardon these small inaccuracies once you taste the wine, but it should actually be called, “Mota’s hill”. Last year I was lucky enough to visit this vineyard with their enologist, Joan Rubió. It was planted in 1940 and is just a scratch under a hectare in size with only Xarel·lo planted on its limestone clay soils. If you’re unfamiliar with this grape, it’s typically found with Macabeu and Parellada in the classic Cava blend. You can read a bit more about some […]
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