For those who may not know it, Xarel·lo is a wonderful white grape that, as far as we know, is native to the Penedès region of Catalunya. Able to give an upright, structured backbone as well as great acidity to both Cava and still wines alike, for some time, I’ve been a rather huge proponent of it and think there’s a huge future for the variety. While it can be prone to oxidation, when made properly, Cavas Corpinnats such as Recaredo’s Turó d’Mota or still wines such as those by […]
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