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Alex Percy
The Modest Merchant
London, E2


Vins de Pedra
Negre de Folls
Conca de Barbera
Organic Conversion
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur

Regular price £14.95

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DO Conca de Barbera, based around the town of Montblanc, is a Catalan region north of Tarragona with an ancient winemaking tradition and is home to the oldest wine co-operative in Spain (dating back to the 12th Century). Older vines are planted as low bushes while the more recently planted ones are on trellises to increase yield. The soils are generally calcareous and poor in organic matter with some black slate (Licorella) as you near Montsant. They grow large amounts of Macabeo and Parellada intended for Cava but red plantings and production is on the up. With most vineyards between 350 and 600m, here their hallmark native grape variety Trepat thrives and produces fresh, light, but beautifully concentrated aromatic wines.

Vins de Pedra is the personal project of Marta Pedra, who just happens to be the wife of Josep Serra from the winery La Vinyeta. Though winemaking runs in her blood - her great-grandfather was a much revered oenologist from Tarragona - it lay dormant for several generations until it finally awoke in her. So, having always grown up around vines Marta took it upon herself to go and study oenology working in several small wineries in the region before realising her own dream. Her tiny winery lies between maritime and continental climates, with calcareous soils and in and amongst many micro-climates. Her wines are revered, almost as much for her Godfather's label design which changes every year, as for what's inside.

Tasting note: Grenache nose; savoury; bright cherry and red strawberry; purple fruit; plum. Fresh Grenache; Weight grows; peppery; light plum; spice; tannins; good acidity and dry finish. Acidity tingle on finish
Winemaking Detail: Organic farming; converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards; manually harvested in 15kg boxes.
Features Red-cherry Plum Fine-tannins Peppery Bright

Features Bright, Fine tannins, Peppery, Plum, Red cherry, Savoury,
Tasting note Grenache nose, savoury, bright cherry and red strawberry, purple fruit, plum. Fresh Grenache, Weight grows, peppery, light plum, spice, tannins, good acidity and dry finish. Acidity tingle on finish
Drink with
Grilled lamb, Teriyaki pork, Wiener schnitzel,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Conca de Barbera
Producer Vins de Pedra
Wine Name Negre de Folls
Style Red
Vintage 2018
Main Grape Grenache
Other Grapes 30% Tempranillo; 10% Trepat
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 14%
Production 4500
Aging Stainless steel
Soil Clay–calcareous; poor soils
Time to drink Now - 2021
Winemaking Detail Organic farming, converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards, manually harvested in 15kg boxes.