Loxarel

Josep Mitjans
Vilobí del Penedès, Catalunya
Loxarel, a play on the name of their signature variety xarel.lo, is headed by Josep Mitjans an extremely talented enologist who made his first 1,000 bottles of wine at the age of 16.
 
Made from parcels of xarel.lo, syrah and garnachas tinta and blanca, his wines are certified organic and are made from vineyards managed biodynamically in Alt Penedès, he is part of a group called Terra Dinámica who get together every three months to make biodynamic preparations), some of his wines employ skin contact and fermentation and ageing in amphora.
 
The cellar is based in Vilobí del Penedès in a converted air raid shelter from the Spanish civil war.
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A Pèl Xarel.lo 2018

A Pèl Xarel.lo 2018

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A Pèl 2018

Tasting: Un-fined and unfiltered, low in added sulphites, golden amber from prolonged skin contact. Farmed organically and biodynamically this skin contact Xarel.lo provides an exceptionally cerebral wine drinking experience with notes of honey, white fruit and herbs on the nose with an exceptional palate of dried apricot, baking spices, cooked apple flesh and garrigue herbs. A very well made wine that will delight skin contact wine lovers and the curious alike.

Bodega: Loxarel

Region: D.O. Penedès

Grape: Xarel.lo

Aging: 3 months in amphora on skins

Vintage: 2018

Alcohol: 12.5%

Closure: Cork

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Eos de Loxarel Syrah 2018

Eos de Loxarel Syrah 2018

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Eos de Loxarel Syrah 2018

Tasting: Full Bodied, the fruit and tannins combine well with the acidity and rounds out extremely well. Liquorice, coffee, cocoa and violet with an intriguing cherry aroma. Intense aromas derived from spices, Mediterranean herbs and balsamic notes. 

Bodega: Loxarel

Region: D.O. Penedès

Grape: Syrah

Aging: 10 months in French oak barrels

Vintage: 2018

Alcohol: 14%

Closure: Cork

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Amaltea de Loxarel 2019

Amaltea de Loxarel 2019

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Amaltea de Loxarel 2019

Tasting: Fresh, crisp and bright, oodles of crunchy green apple, lemon juice, and fennel. This wine is certified organic and has been grown using biodynamic principles.

Bodega: Loxarel

Region: D.O. Penedès

Grape: Garnacha Blanca, Xarelo.lo

Aging: 14%

Vintage: 2019

Alcohol: 14%

Closure: Cork

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