When the vineyard is in a place where can show its full potential, then the fruit can show the place where it grows. For this reason, we work exclusively with local varieties because allow us to produce wines with the character and purity of the territory respecting a unique identity.
Organic viticulture allows the plant to capture all the nuances of different soils. AT Roca Reserva comprises a total of 32 vineyards that express the uniqueness of the area, based on three types of soil.
• Macabeu is grown between 220 and 400 metres altitude on calcareous and limestone soils, in 14 plots located in Costers de l’Ordal and the Massif del Garraf; vineyards of calcareous, gravel and limestone soils.
•Xarel·lo, at 160-300 metres in 6 plots located in the subzone of Conca del Riu Anoia in vineyards planted on calcareous clays and pebbles.
• Parellada is grown at 580-700 metres in 4 plots at Torre Busqueta, in the Serra d’Ancosa; vineyards located at almost 700 m above sea level on sandstone soil.
Equal parts rich, waxy, smooth and elegant, with excellent spuma, citrus and subtle astringency. Complex citrus, with kaffir lime, lemon zest on the nose, with yuzu and grapefruit zest giving the palate subtle astringency. There’s green fruit – cantaloupe, feijoa and white peach flesh. There are grassy, vegetal and herbaceous elements - asparagus, celery stalk, lemon thyme, sorrel leaf, green tea leaves and kimchi. There’s the pretty florality of courgette flower and white petals in the background. This wine opens up beautifully, and fills the mouth with a soft, gentle spuma. The flavours are intrepid and persistent, and the textural development is smooth and sophisticated. Beeswax, brioche, and lemon curd complete a wine that is bright, refined, expressive and persistent.