Spotlight on Xarel·lo

by  |  31-08-2015

Good lord I’ve gotten to love the Xarel·lo grape and this month, in my Barcelona Metroplitan column, I pay a loving tribute to it. While Xarel·lo (pronounced sha-rel-lu in Catalan) is a white grape widely planted in Catalonia, it is often easily dismissed as merely one part of the principal three grapes in the typical Cava blend. There are many in the region–especially in Penedès where the grape is found […]
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