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Mas Candi, Penedes

Mas Candi is situated in Les Gunyoles in Avinyonet del Penedès and was founded in 2006 by four young viticulture and enology students, who also gained valuable wine-making experience in Burgundy.

All wines originate from grapes picked in own vineyards, passed on by their forefathers. This small winery prides itself for its respect to nature and landscape, working with autoctonous varieties, having recovered some old catalan varieties that have almost disappeared. No chemical fertilizers, antifungal treatments or pesticides are used in the treatment of the vineyards. Vegetal waste is crushed and the leaves which have fallen during the winter together with the grass which grows in between the vines, create a natural compost. This ecological treatment reduces diseases, helping the vines grow more vigorously and resulting in smaller grapes with more concentrated aromas.

Our flagship Xarel·lo is an autoctonous grape perfectly adapted to the soil and the climate (it has been cultivated in the region since 1785), with old vines whose deep roots help the grapes obtain mineral characteristics  from the soil.

QX quatre xarel.los ( Four xarel.los) is a mono-varietal wine originates from vines as old as 54-60 years, from 4 different vineyards. Only the best grapes with the optimum level of ripeness are selected for this wine. All harvesting is by hand, deposited into 15 kg boxes which are then transported to the press. The grapes are de-stemmed and macerated for 24 hours in its skins. Finally the wine is fermented in four different types of barrels, French oak, American oak, Acacia and Chestnut wood. The wine then ages for 8 months in its lees, employing the battonage process once a week.

All the work in the winery is done manually, with careful handling of the grapes during the entire process. Mas Candi’s objective is to make high quality wines respecting the unique characteristics that come from the soil, the climate and our the varietals. Wines with a distinct character that can be enjoyed by everyone, disregarding the current market trends.  

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  • Mas Candi Cabories 2018

    Mas Candi Cabories 2018
    $37.00

    this wine has been made naturally, i.e. without additions of any kind.  Natural yeasts, organic viticulture, hand-picking, no fining of filtration.  It is a lighter style of red wine, a blend of two red and one...

  • Mas Candi Corpinnat (ex-Cava) 2018

    Mas Candi Corpinnat (ex-Cava) 2018
    $29.00

    Mas Candi is one of 9 wineries that has chosen to rename its methode sparkling wine as 'Corpinnat'.  The signatories to this name have agreed to uphold very high standards of viti- and viniculture, use only indigenous...

  • Mas Candi Cova Otmetllo 2011

    Mas Candi Cova Otmetllo 2011
    $42.00

    Origin PENEDÈS Serve at 12-14C Type Late Harvest Variety CABERNET SAUVIGNON Time in French oak 15 MESES Picked in November into small boxes. Sweet wine with 280 g of residual sugar. Notes Sight golden borwn Aroma:...

  • MAS CANDI DESIG 2019

    MAS CANDI DESIG 2019
    $30.00

    A fantastic nose that is filled with ripe white pears, golden apple and yellow peaches. It opens up to give a tropical fruit party of mango and pineapple. It is both full bodied but also high in acidity. There is a...

  • Mas Candi Desig Xarel.lo 2015

    Mas Candi Desig Xarel.lo 2015
    $26.00

    Made from the autochtonous Xarel.lo grape variety. Grapes from 50-year old vines situated in Les Gunyoles d'Avinyonet. Grown bio-dynamically. Harvest is manual into small boxes and immediate refrigeration. Fermentation in...

  • Mas Candi Desig Xarel.lo 2016

    Mas Candi Desig Xarel.lo 2016
    $26.00

    Made from the autochtonous Xarel.lo grape variety. Grapes from 50-year old vines situated in Les Gunyoles d'Avinyonet. Grown bio-dynamically. Harvest is manual into small boxes and immediate refrigeration. Fermentation in...

  • Mas Candi Forques 2011

    Mas Candi Forques 2011
    $33.00

    APPELLATION: PenedèsBLEND: Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) plus Garnatxa, Sumoll, and other autochthonous varietiesWINEMAKERS: Ramón Jané, Ramón Galimany, and Toni...

  • Mas Candi Les Forques 2015

    Mas Candi Les Forques 2015
    $33.00

    APPELLATION: PenedèsBLEND: Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) plus Garnatxa, Sumoll, and other autochthonous varietiesWINEMAKERS: Ramón Jané, Ramón Galimany, and Toni...

  • MAS CANDI OVELLA NEGRA 2019

    MAS CANDI OVELLA NEGRA 2019
    $37.00

    From the Penedes, just outside of Barcelona Mas Candi choose to work with autochthonous varieties and work naturally. Ovella Negra (aka the black sheep) is Grenache Blanc and Malvasia with lots of richness but also lovely...

  • Mas Candi Pecat Noble Malvasia

    Mas Candi Pecat Noble Malvasia
    $42.00

    Pecat Noble is defined by two themes: malvasia de Sitges and botrytis.Late harvest wine made from malvasia de Sitges grapes.  Special conditions in this vintage allowed the development of noble rot - or botrytis cinerea...

  • Mas Candi Quatre Xarel.los 2012

    Mas Candi Quatre Xarel.los 2012
    $39.00

    Varieties: 100% Xarel.loVintage : 2012Comment: We have a firm commitment to the Xarelo is the variety best suited to our area.Many centuries grown in the Penedès and climate change that is affecting us every day,...

  • Mas Candi Quatre Xarel.los 2014

    Mas Candi Quatre Xarel.los 2014
    $41.00

    Varietal: 100% Xarel.lo Colour: White Farming Practice: Biodynamic Biodynamic. Old-vine Xarel.lo, limestone @ 300 m. The Xarel.lo for Quattre Xarel.los comes from 4 parcels they’ve picked out as being of particularly...

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