Agusti Torello Mata

XIC Penedes Blanc 2020


The 2020 XIC ( pronounced like ‘cheek’) is a light and playful white from the renowned lands of Penedes in Catalunya, Spain. Made from 100% Xarel-lo, using organically grown estate fruit. Notes of ripe citrus and peach blossom on the palate with a fresh, racy acidity. This is an easy wine to love, dry and crisp enough to stand on its own as an aperitif, and it makes a fabulous partner to seafood and vegetable dishes. 

Agusti Torello Mata

Agustí Torelló Mata, who is son of tailors and musicians, was born in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia in 1935. He started working at the age of 14 and at the age of 18 he opened the first wine analysis laboratory in Sant Sadurní. In 1960 he married Carmen Sibill Cardús, beginning a life that will always revolve around cava and that will consolidate him as one of the best winemakers in the country.

A man dedicated to Cava, in 1955 he made his first 500 bottles of cava, while he advised and directed important companies in the sector for years. In 1978 he produced his masterpiece: KRIPTA, recognized as one of the great sparkling wines in the world.


Catalunya, Spain

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