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VIP0518RW
Vins de Pedra
Trempat
2018
Conca de Barbera
Organic Conversion
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur

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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: Light fresh and pointed almost Pinot noir nose. Very fragrant; violets and gentle purple fruit; clean; balanced and dry. Floral on the palatte. Fragrant with cranberries; tart cherries and fresh leather. Bright and clean.
Winemaking Detail: Organic farming; converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards; manually harvested in 15kg boxes. Destemmed and maceration pre-fermentation for 3 days. Fermentation on the skins for 20 days.
Features Cherry Raspberry Violets Fragrant Savoury

Features Bright, Cherry, Fragrant, Raspberry, Savoury, Violets,
Tasting note Light fresh and pointed almost Pinot noir nose. Very fragrant, violets and gentle purple fruit, clean, balanced and dry. Floral on the palatte. Fragrant with cranberries, tart cherries and fresh leather. Bright and clean.
Drink with
Beef fillet, Duck, Galician octopus,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Conca de Barbera
Producer Vins de Pedra
Wine Name Trempat
Colour Red
Style Bright & Mineral
Vintage 2018
Main Grape Trepat
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 13%
Production 1500
Aging 5 months in new French oak
Soil Clay–calcareous; poor soils
Time to drink Now - 2025
Winemaking Detail Organic farming, converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards, manually harvested in 15kg boxes. Destemmed and maceration pre-fermentation for 3 days. Fermentation on the skins for 20 days.

VIP0518RW
Vins de Pedra
Trempat
2018
Conca de Barbera
Organic Conversion
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur

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: Light fresh and pointed almost Pinot noir nose. Very fragrant; violets and gentle purple fruit; clean; balanced and dry. Floral on the palatte. Fragrant with cranberries; tart cherries and fresh leather. Bright and clean.
Winemaking Detail: Organic farming; converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards; manually harvested in 15kg boxes. Destemmed and maceration pre-fermentation for 3 days. Fermentation on the skins for 20 days.
Features Cherry Raspberry Violets Fragrant Savoury

Features Bright, Cherry, Fragrant, Raspberry, Savoury, Violets,
Tasting note Light fresh and pointed almost Pinot noir nose. Very fragrant, violets and gentle purple fruit, clean, balanced and dry. Floral on the palatte. Fragrant with cranberries, tart cherries and fresh leather. Bright and clean.
Drink with
Beef fillet, Duck, Galician octopus,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Conca de Barbera
Producer Vins de Pedra
Wine Name Trempat
Style Bright & Mineral
Vintage 2018
Main Grape Trepat
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 13%
Production 1500
Aging 5 months in new French oak
Soil Clay–calcareous; poor soils
Time to drink Now - 2025
Winemaking Detail Organic farming, converting to certified. 70 year old vineyards, manually harvested in 15kg boxes. Destemmed and maceration pre-fermentation for 3 days. Fermentation on the skins for 20 days.