The character of Catalan interior, far from the sea, supposed that for centuries, this area was not introduced to communications lines, generating wines with own and differentiated personality.
A Certificated of Origin with innovated grape varieties and new production methods. It was the first site in Catalonia where Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay grapes were introduced with local varieties. They also adopted Californian winemaking techniques.
1983: Jaume Siurana, Incavi’s director and Manuel Raventós Artes, CEO of Codorniu and Raimat Cellar, considerate that the excellent oenological quality of Lleida and its traditions needed one regulating council. And this is the origin of Costers del Segre Certificated of Origin, also established in order to promote the region.
With Macabeo and Tempranillo as emblem varieties, this Certificated of Origen produce fresh wines, with continental nature and high levels of color intensity. Is the unique Catalan Certificated of Origin with continental cold weather and continuous thermal contrasts. On balance, we are able to make aromatic wines with own personality.