Connoisseurs and wine lovers asked about new products in the Mallorcan wine world often quickly mention Can Verdura. “A real sleeper”, was whispered to us. Tomeu Llabrés can´t believe us and responds to this honour with an open smile and a funny Spanish curse word, which we don´t want to repeat here. Yes, this young winemaker heralding a new generation of 40-year-old vines, has already gained an excellent reputation. When asked about the family history, Tomeu doubts whether he produces wine in the fifth or sixth generation; it doesn´t matter to him. He wants to go his own way.
Out of nowhere and with no money in his pocket, he established the winery. The banker had only laughed at him as he came around the corner with his own idea for a bodega. With a production of 9,000 bottles, two acres of land, and a few purchased grapes, this winery is one of the smallest on the island. Asked for his plans and business concept, the winemaker doesn´t respond precisely. He seems distracted. But Tomeu is not a man of chance and luck: a winemaking degree in Tarragona, practical experience at renowned winery ‘4 kilos’ and a further training at ‘Priorat’. When he came back to the island, he worked as an oenologist for Vins Ana and Son Campaner before he began to devote himself to his own wines.
Today, his stylishly labeled bottles stand on the shelves of special wine dealers; they are represented on the wine lists of the Top restaurants and 30 per cent of the production goes abroad. We hope that Tomeu is an incentive for a new generation of winemakers!
100% Manto Negro.
In the glass there is a beautiful cherry red. The flavours are multi-layered. Sweet and sour fruits dominate scent and aroma. The palate is very elegant during the first moments and further develops a hot and spicy note. The finish lasts a few minutes.
Super autochthonous wine from an eccentric winemaker.
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