Category Archives: F/ Sot Le Friec DO Penedes

Sot Le Friec, the gem of the Penedès D.O

The winery has been created in 1999 by a couple, both trained as oenologists, he is French from Burgundy, she is Catalan. They worked in Burgundy and Sonoma Valley and went back to Irene’s father vineyard to create what today is the most acclaimed wine from the Penedès.

They own 8 hectares of ancient vineyards from 25 to 60 years old varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon and carignan

Range: 2 wines
sot-lefriec-Sot Le Friec
-Vintage: 2004
-Production: 5 240 bottles
-Grape varieties: Old vines: 20% cabernet sauvignon , 50%merlot, 30% Carignan from different plots . Low yields of 2000 kg/ha on a 15% slope.
Fermentation takes place in small tanks on wild yeasts. No pumps in the winery, the wines are moved using inert gas to avoid any uncontrolled oxidation.
23 months in new French oak casks

pas-curtei-alta-res2-Pas Curteil:
-Vintage: 2007
-Production: 20 000 bottles
-Grape varieties:60% carignan 40% cabernet sauvignon

Parker ratings: Pas curteil 2004 93 points, Pas curteil 2005 94 points Sot Lefriec 2004 93 points Sot Lefriec 2005 94 points

Guia Peñin : the 2 best wines from the Penedes