Roura, What’s going on in D.O. Alella

Catalan wine in a nutshell!

107/365 – Catalonia – D.O. Alella – Alella – Bodegas Roura – Roura Sauvignon Blanc 2009

What’s going on……

…. we’ve got to find a way to bring some loving to Alella! This is a region which used to be renowned around the world for high quality wines and I for one know that to be the case nowadays as well. I am discovering new wine cellars in this urban region, where some wineries have their vineyards amongst houses of the  small towns in the area. Certainly a very exciting place to visit and the closeness to Barcelona makes it ideal for half a day trip. Welcome to Alella, with a view to a kill.

Alella in the lower left corner Alella in the lower left corner

The Roura winery, founded in the early 80 in the hamlet of Vall de Rials, is a small, modern winery with quite a good reputation for their wines. They are not big or…

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