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"A bright and lemony fresh Macabeu from a single plot in the hills behind Barcelona."
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Macabeu, Clot de les Soleres 2018

Green Apples / Kiwi / Fresh

Price

£ 19.00

Colour

White

Product Name

Macabeu

Producer

Clot de les Soleres

Region

Penedès

Country

Spain

Vintage

2018

Type

Vegan, Natural, Wild/Unusual, Still

Farming

Uncertified

Grape

Macabeu

Volume

750ml

Alcohol

Coming Soon

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Notes from the supplier: “Carles Mora Ferrer’s family made wine in Piera up until the 60s, when small scale winemaking became unprofitable, and sadly the vineyard was abandoned. Decades later, a young Carles planted just a few rows of Cabernet Sauvignon vines on the family plot, with a view to make an amphora aged wine from a chemical-free vineyard, with zero additives. In the years following this, Carles and Montse planted Chardonnay as well as the indigenous Catalan varietals Macabeo and Xarel-lo. They farm without chemicals or fertilisers in the vineyard, with the exception of a little sulphur and copper which they use amongst the vines in minimal quantities and only when necessary. All of their wines are made with nothing added in cellar.

Soleres is 5-6 ha of vines distributed amongst the finca Heretat Ferrer de la Vall de Piera. The finca also encompasses 2-3 ha of forest and 1 ha of kitchen garden. Situated less than an hour’s drive from Barcelona and the Mediterranean, at 290-325m above sea level, Soleres benefits from a Mediterra-nean climate, with high levels of sunshine and a sea breeze that regulates temperatures, ensuring the grapes don’t bake. The soil here is calcareous with a high concentration of small stones and pebbles.

Carles and Montse strive to make wines that express not only the terroirs of Piera and the finca, but the grape varieties. For this reason they only produce single varietals, usually aged quite simply in stainless steel tanks or clay amphora. We fell in love with these wines immediately for their purity, honesty and rusticity.”

Taste

Green Apples / Kiwi / Fresh

Colour

White

Product Name

Macabeu

Producer

Clot de les Soleres

Region

Penedès

Country

Spain

Vintage

2018

Type

Vegan, Natural, Wild/Unusual, Still

Farming

Uncertified

Grape

Macabeu

Volume

750ml

Alcohol

Coming Soon

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