The newest Vi de Finca wines are from Mas d’en Gil

by  |  08-10-2018

The two newest “Vi de Finca” wines in Catalunya that have been announced are in DOQ Priroat and from Mas d’en Gil. Named, Coma Blanca and Clos Fontà they have been fittingly timed with the 150th anniversary of the original founding of the estate which has been owned by the Rovira Carbonell family for 20 years now. For those perhaps unfamiliar with this classification scheme, I suggest having a read up to better understand how it compares with Spain’s general “Vino de Pago” as well as the concept of “Grand Cru” in the French manner of vineyard classifications. A great deal of work has gone into the building of this Vi de Finca system both on an institutional as well as winery front. Creating a new classification scheme for any region isn’t an easy endeavor as you’re bound to have critics making the charge that you’re essentially “inventing it”. There’s […]
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