La Furtiva

La Furtiva

Oscar Navas Capilla
Catalonia, Spain
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About La Furtiva

“A very young Òscar Navas cut his teeth working for the famed Mallorcan winery 4 Kilos. It was there that La Furtiva was conceived. From a strong draw that he felt to his grandmaternal hometown in Terra Alta Òscar decided to stop working for other winemakers and instead conceive his own project in Batea.

In 2017 Òscar used the cellar of a friend in Terra Alta to produce his first vintage, a tiny production of a white wine that expressed his region perfectly. An arid Mediterranean region, with hot days, a salty and fresh afternoon wind and cooling nights due to its elevation. These are qualities that give his wine a concentration that is in turn balanced with acidity and freshness. The region is famous for its ‘panal’ soil, one with high sand content and little water retention at the surface. Vines struggle to reach the water table deep below and the result is low production, small bunches of grapes and an intensity in flavour.”

Certifications

  • Uncertified

Contact Details


c/vall del moli 27 Vilalba dels Arcs
Vilalba dels Arcs, 43782
Catalunya
Spain

Technical Information

This grower-maker farms some of their grapes themselves and buys-in others.

Information on grapes they farm
  • Size of their farm: 1ha (ha)
  • All grapes are dry-farmed. None of this grower’s vineyards are irrigated.
  • All grapes are harvested manually.
  • Average production of wine: 1800 (btl)
Information on grapes they buy in
  • All grapes are farmed organically and/or biodynamically.
  • All grapes are dry-farmed. None of this grower’s vineyards are irrigated.
  • All grapes are harvested manually.
  • Average production of wine: 1800 (btl)