|Grape/Varietal : Trepat, Sumoll, Garrut, Queixal de Llop, Ull de Perdiu, and Garnacha||Color : Red|
|Origin : Spain||Bottle Size : 75cl|
|Region : Tarragona||ABV : 12.5%|
|Vintage : 2019||Natural Factor: No Added Sulphur, Biodynamic,|
Partida Creus is the project of two Italians now in residence in the Tarragona region of Catalonia, just south of Barcelona. The idea of the project was to work with historical, often overlooked local varietals that in many cases were not recognised by the D.O. of the area: Penedès. Massimo and Antonella strategically went about buying up small plots of abandoned vineyards dotted around the area where mostly unknown varietals such as Garrut, Vinyater, Samsó and Queixal de Llop grew.
They sought to revitalise the vines and work out the best expression for these old varetals, working without chemicals in the vineyard and without selected yeasts or any other additions in the cellar. They make an impressively dizzying number of different wines, all of which are unified by a very distinctive house style - raw, viceral and pungent reds, and salty, turbid, expressive whites. As a couple they have an insatiable energy which really comes through in the wine.
The VN named after a style of wine called vinel-lo, a low alcohol table wine made with grape pomace. Juicy, fruity and fresh wine. An explosion of aromas on the nose. In the mouth, it is fluid and long. Tangy, bright, and earthy.
The harvest is carried out by hand. At the winery, the grapes macerate with the stems and after the stomping, the musts ferment one after the other. They are added subsequently, extending the wine's fermentation as a whole. Native yeasts are used in the fermentation. The malolactic fermentation is spontaneous, with native bacteria. Before it is bottled, is left to stand for 7 months in stainless steel deposits. Without added sulphur dioxide.
Pairs Well With:
Truffle Mac and Cheese
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