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The Empordà is a small area where there is a variety of soils found in few other places in the world. Slate slopes, Sandy valleys. Fluvial sediment, clay-silt, gravel soils… Lands that have borne witness to how different civilizations cultivated the art of wine. The heterogeneity of the land on which the vines grow allows Perelada to obtain grapes with a wide range of nuances.

Espolla

An estate of 21 hectares located in the Pyrenean foothills, to the north of Peralada.

The land is slaty and acidic, cultivated at a high density of 6,200 vines per hectare in order to reduce the vigour and production of grapes thereby achieving high quality wines with great character.

Name of estate: Espolla
Situación: Espolla (Alt Empordà, Girona)
D.O.: Empordà
Extensión: 21 ha
Orografía: Slopes and terraces
Tipo de suelo: Acid slate
Año de plantación: 2002 onwards
Conducción: Three wires
Marco de Plantación: 2 x 0,8 m y 2,6 x 0,8 m
Poda: Double Cordon Royat (short)
Riego por goteo: Yes
Vendimia: 100% hand harvested
Variedades cultivadas: Syrah, Garnatxa, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monastrell

The land marks

Meet the heterogeneity of Empordà soils