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Escabeces, Cartoixa Vermell

Product Info

Region: Tarragona, Spain

Vintage: 2020

Grapes: Cartoixa Vermell (Xarel-lo)

Wine type: Orange

Alcohol: 12%

About:  100% Cartoixa Vermell from Tarragona in the South West of Catalunya, a DO where most grapes are produced for Cava but in recent years the regions winemakers have made a concerted effort to modernise and Oriel Perez de Tubela is a leading face in that change. Cartoixa Vermell is only grown in small amounts in the region and is the red version of Xarel-lo, the main grape in Cava production. The pigments give this wine an orange hue, though it drinks like a rosé.