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    Vall Major Celler Batea Garnacha Blanca 2015 by James Melendez

    Vallmajor Blanc Vall Major is the name of a little vally near the town of Batea. This brand is the entry level and a good introduction to Celler Batea’s philosophy. Garnacha: The Mediterranean Grape Garnacha is coming of age as a varietal wine, ready to take to the world stage with Cabernet, Malbec and Chardonnay. One of the world’s oldest and most widely planted wine grapes, its main production is located in eastern Spain (the original birthplace of the grape), southern France (where it is known as “Grenache”) and Italy. It is the quintessential Mediterranean grape, perfectly adapted to its …

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    Asia gold for Primicia Crianza and Tipicitat

    Last october, Celler Batea receive the great news to have won two more awards in its career. Primicia Crianza 2013 and Tipicitat Old Vine Garnacha and Carignena 2012 have received two gold medals at the Asia Wine Trophy 2016.   Wine consuption has grown in the last few years, specially in Asian countries. The Asia Wein trophy let us join the demand from Asian consumers and high quality in wines. This event is one of the largest with 100 judges and more than 2600 wines, which gives a high degree of reliability buying wine. More than 50.000 visitors were also able to find the outstanding cuisine of Korea. Four days …

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    THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE VI – winter dormancy period

    After Harvest After Harvest harvest, the vines continues the process of photosynthesis, creating carbohydrate reserves to store in the vine’s roots and trunks. It will continue doing this until an appropriate level of reserves have been stored. At that point the chlorophyll in the leaves begin to break down and the leaves change color from green to yellow. Following the first frost the leaves begin to fall as the vine starts to enter its winter dormancy period. The following spring, the cycle begins again.

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    THE VINE’S GROWTH CYCLE V – The Harvest

    In the vineyard, the antepenultimate event is the harvest in which the grapes are removed from the vine and transported to the winery to begin the wine making process. In Batea this is generally between September and October. The time of harvest depends on a variety of factors-most notably the subjective determination of ripeness. As the grape ripens on the vines, sugars and pH increase as acids (such as malic acid) decrease. Tannins and other phenolics also develop which can affect the flavors and aromas in the resulting wine. The threat of detrimental weather and vine diseases (such as grey rot) …

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    A Commended award for Vallmajor 2015 at the IWC 2016

    Vallmajor 2015 has been awarded a commended adward at the International Wine Challenger – IWC. The most comprehensive and influential blind wine tasting competition in the world, celebrated annually in London. In the same Challenge our wine L’Aube 2010 has been awarded a Bronze medal. We feel really proud abut the importance that our wines are reaching in the international market.     Patricia Arranz Moro Celler Batea: Winemaker and Comunity manager

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