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Harvesting the Priorat: Picking Pedro Ximenez Grapes

Vintage evolution Harvesting the Priorat: Picking Pedro Ximenez Grapes

Have you ever wanted to work a grape harvest – picking, hauling and carrying grapes until your body feels like its been beaten by a 50 pound sandbag? Personally, I have, in part because I'm a sucker for manual labor, but also because I find farming to be a very grounding task. It takes the wine we buy in a store, bottled in sleek and attractive packaging, and brings it back to its essence. Manual harvests introduce humans back to nature, allowing us to smell the earth, feel its natural grittiness under our fingernails and taste a freshly plucked sweet grape from the vine. This process is far from clean, perfect or orderly, but it is life inspiring.

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DOIX Costers de vinyes velles

Punctuations and recognitions

Robert Parker: 98 points in 4 vintages (4 consecutive reviews) and 97 points for 2006 vintage.

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Salanques 2006 chosen "Top 100 wines of the year" on Wine Spectator 2009

Punctuations and recognitions

Today we wanted to share some good news that have arrived this November 2009. As you know our wines have always received very nice reviews, specially "Doix" that has been continuously on the top 5 wine list for Spanish wines. But we are very glad to let you know some great news about Salanques!

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