2016 The Liberator Episode 11 'Homage to Catalonia'
The Liberator collection of wines is the brainchild of Richard Kelley (AKA Rick), a master of wine and recognised authority on South African wines. Over three decades in the industry, this Cape Crusader has made a lot of friends throughout this great winemaking nation. Every time he visits the Cape, he visits his friends and has a rummage through their cellars, uncovering great wines that don’t quite fit in the winery’s portfolio, are deemed too experimental or are destined to be blended away. Rick’s mission is to seek out and liberate small parcels of wine from great producers, ensuring they reach the table of the most inquisitive and discerning wine customer. Each episode represents a single discovery and precious parcel that is both unique and finite. Episode 11 represents a limited edition of 672 bottles
Viura, has several other synonyms, with Macabeo being the best known. It is northern Spain’s most planted white variety, producing both Cava in Catalunya and some of Riojas best white examples.
Episode 11 has a distinctly Riojan style and flavour with zesty fresh fruit and restrained oak