AUTOCTON

Autocton means autocthonous or native. This new project revitalizes the special role of the indigenous varieties: sumoll, xarel·lo red, Malvasia de Sitges. Located in northeast Spain; all vineyards are located in the province of Tarragona, 37 miles south of Barcelona, in the area of Baix Penedes and Alt Camp. Their wines are made of Catalonian varietals without denomination of origin. Vineyards are located in very poor clay and calcareous soils at an altitude of 1,000-1,600 feet.

Albert Jane, native of El Vendrell, is a young winemaker who has family in the wine world since 1914, he left his land in 2006, Baix Penedès, to the DO Montsant and then to the DOQ Priorat and now returns home to begin his most vital and personnel wine project. This project in an old traditional Catalan house “Masia” of the XVI century, Mas Vilella, in La Bisbal del Penedès, a wonderful old farmhouse with a lovely old wine cellar.

 

Wines

Gran Autocton Red

Autocton Red