Can Grau Vell | Catalunya


Jordí Castellví

"I have to care."

Can Grau Vell is a rarity — an urban vineyard in an industrial suburb of Barcelona, an unlikely spot for a world-class winery. When Jordi first saw the property, it was planted with olive trees and wheat. A friend in the business told him it was folly to buy the land, but a smitten Jordi followed his heart. The results justify his intuition.

His signature Alcor, a deft blend of Syrah, Garnatxa, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marselan and Monastrell, is intense and sophisticated, full of the can-do spirit of Barcelona. Jordi makes only 6,000 to 8,000 bottles annually, much of it earmarked for the restaurant he owns in Barcelona, the Cafè de l’Acadèmia, which has been recognized as one of the top spots for lunch in Spain. You can only taste his food by traveling to Barcelona but, luckily, his wine comes to us.

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