2022 Celler La Vinyeta "Pipa", Emporda, Catalunya, Spain
ABOUT THIS WINE
La Vinyeta collaborates with the Mona Foundation to create wines in the conservation of primates. This organization is dedicated to the custody and recovery of animals, mainly chimpanzees and macaques. Each vintage they create two monovarietal wines from varieties recovered in the Empordà, monestrell and malvasia. Both wines are illustrated with animals from the Foundation that also give the name to the vintage. Two wines, a white one, “Pipa” (one of their Barbary macaques) and a black one, “Bea” (one of their chimpanzees).Two small productions but with a lot of soul.
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
La Vinyeta is one of the youngest and most dynamic DO Empordà projects. Its owners, Josep and Marta, are two young entrepreneurs who set up the business in 2002 with just 4 hectares of old vines located in Mollet de Peralada. Starting with these vine stocks, and with the know-how of the previous owner, they planted additional vineyards. In 2006 they built the cellar and began to produce their first bottles. In the space of just a few years, La Vinyeta has received numerous plaudits and has earned the appreciation of many visitors, drawn to the winery by a very personal service. La Vinyeta has been chosen as Best Winery 2018 by the Catalan Association of Sommeliers.