Round - Woody
Located at the junction of the Tarragona and Penedès wine regions, an hour's drive south of Barcelona, Masia Cabellut is owned equally by a Danish couple, Peter and Jurate Johnsen, and the Belgian van Buitenen family. Nico van Buitenen and his two daughters, Ella and Anse, manage the natural heritage of the estate (wine, olive oil, honey, almonds, saffron), while the Johnsens manage the renovation of the buildings and their rental for events.
Masia Cabellut has 5 hectares of vineyards, surrounded by 25 hectares of wilderness. Native grape varieties (such as Xarel-lo and Parellada, which are used to make cava) are grown alongside international varieties (Grenache, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, etc.). The estate obtained organic certification in 2021. While waiting for the bodega to be built, the wine-making process is carried out in a neighbouring certified organic winery, under the guidance of oenologist Anna Baques.
Like all of Masia Cabellut's blends, Celia Sophie is a discreet tribute to the women of the estate - in this case, the eldest daughter of Peter and Jurate Johnsen.
Composed of equal parts Merlot and Garnatxa (Grenache), it was aged for four months in new oak barrels, both French and American.
Aromas of strawberries and cherries, with spicy hints.
Fruity and greedy on the palate, with vanilla and coffee aromas brought by the ageing.
Grilled meats. Or quite spicy pasta.
Masia Cabellut is the first estate we represent to be awarded a vegan label.
|Dominant grape variety||Merlot|
|Blend||50% Merlot - 50% Garnatxa|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Aging potential||4-6 years|