The novel approach of Clos Lentiscus

by  |  16-04-2016

Since fully moving to Priorat, I’ve ironically been spending a good deal of time in Penedès. First was for the “Rebels of Penedès” article on Harpers and then for the Clàssic Penedès article that’s up at the Guild of Sommeliers. Despite Clos Lentiscus being mentioned in both of these articles, there wasn’t the space to talk about them or their wines in much detail so I’m now going to make up for that. Clos Lentiscus is a relatively new project that was started up 2002 by Manel Avinyo after his father died. Like many in the region, they had been selling the grapes from their old vines up to that point but wanted to do something a bit more special with them. Located near the small town of Sant Pere de Ribes, they have a climate that’s most definitely coastal but their being just back in from the sea a […]
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