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Valautín Albillo Real - 2022

Ca' di Mat

3.8 / 5.0

Spain » Community of Madrid » Vinos de Madrid DO
white still, dry
Ca' di Mat
Albillo Real
1319 UAH, 15 EUR
not available
Ca' di Mat Valautín Albillo Real 2022

Valautín, meaning "valley of small vineyards" in Piedmontese, aptly describes this Albillo Real from San Martín de Valdeiglesias. The grapes are sourced from various small vineyards with granitic soils, situated at altitudes between 650 and 750 metres. These vineyards are part of a Special Protection Area for Birds and the Natura 2000 network. The rainfed vineyards, cultivated traditionally with goblet training, are harvested manually in 15 kg boxes. The whole grapes are directly pressed, and the juice undergoes spontaneous fermentation, followed by twelve months of ageing in French oak barrels without batonnage.


3.8 / 5.0750 ml@Ca' di Mat Uncorked · Ca' di Mat Uncorked

It's a strange beast. It offers a charming, though not complex, bouquet of stone fruits, lemon, and wet pebbles. On the palate, it manages to be fresh and heavy at the same time. It's round and mineral, but quite pushy.

Wine #1 on Ca' di Mat Uncorked event.

Ca' di Mat

Curro Bareño and Jesús Olivares, already experienced with challenging regions through their Fedellos do Couto and Peixes projects (which they later merged into simply Fedellos), embraced the challenge of Gredos, finding old vineyards. In 2016, they founded a new winery called Ca' di Mat, meaning House of Fools in Piedmontese, reflecting the founders' adventurous spirit and willingness to take risks in exploring and reviving lesser-known wine regions. Their approach hasn't changed much, with a focus on minimal intervention and respect for the environment, but here they reveal a different terroir.

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