Introducing Corpinnat – a complex tale

The nine members of the Corpinnat sparkling Catalan wines

Ferran untangles the turbulent recent history of Catalan sparkling wine. His tasting notes on wines from this new group of producers will be published tomorrow.

Corpinnat is surely going to be a name that will soon resonate with those who love good sparkling wine.

Corpinnat is the new producer group, or collective brand, of Catalan sparkling wine that combines two concepts: Cor (heart), referring to the place where the first sparkling wines of Spain began more than 130 years ago; and Pinnat from the Latin word Pinnae already documented in the tenth century as Penetense that today gives its name...