Sangenís i Vaqué – Lo Bancal de Granatxa 2015

by  |  31-01-2017

Across the square from my home sits the family winery of Sangenís i Vaqué. It was founded by Pere Sangenís and his wife, Conxita Vaqué, who have run it for years, thus the quite reasonable cellar name. They had four daughters, two of whom studied enology and have been taking over more of the winery duties as time carries on and their parents move in to retirement although the thought of Pere retiring is as impossible to imagine as a rooster piloting a nuclear submarine. As the story goes, the older of the two sisters, Maria had to create a project wine while studying enology. As her family only makes reds (this is Priorat after all) she decided to do a white and thus, Lo Coster Blanc (the white slope) was born. It’s a lovely wine with a base of White Grenache and while fermented and aged in barrels that […]
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