Catalan grape varieties recuperated


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Miguel A Torres' son Miguel Torres Maczassek came over to London in late April and, in the library of 67 Pall Mall, showed me the exciting first results of a painstaking research programme initiated by his father 30 years ago. The aim was to rediscover old Catalan vine varieties that might be suitable for making wine in the future. I will outline more of the rationale and mechanics on Saturday. 

He showed me a total of 10 wines in the order below, including the first proper vinifications of five recently recuperated varieties...