About Bodegas Xaloc
Bodegas Xaloc is a 2,5-hectare vineyard located in Pollença in the north of Mallorca. When German native, Christina Schallock, came to Mallorca in the late 1990s, working as a manager at Pollença Golf, she fell in love with the wild north of the island and purchased some land which would soon become her own vineyard.
Wine professionals from Italy helped get her started with some grapes varietals and wine making experience but she soon took it in her own direction so that today, Bodegas Xaloc features the most contemporary technical equipment and the wine is made from fruit grown in low yields in a traditional style, which is aged first in first rate French wooden barrels.
Red and White Wines
Bodegas Xaloc, (Xaloc is the Catalan word referring to a dry Sirocco wind from the southwest and all of the vines are planted so that they are aligned in this direction), produces nearly 15,000 bottles a year, with 10,000 devoted to reds including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz, while about 5,000 are whites with Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay grapes.
The ageing process is what ensures their quality and they don’t make blends or add in grapes from other vineyards. Several of the wines are included in international competitions and have received medals over the years. They recently planted 250 olive trees and are producing a limited edition run of olive oil for friends and clients.
Bodegas Xaloc can be found in select restaurants across the island from Palma to Pollença, as well as internationally, in Switzerland. For her fellow Germans, wine can be ordered by phone and mailed to them in Germany.
In addition, Bodegas Xaloc welcomes visitors to their estate, and offers wine tastings, both private and public in their special tasting room, for groups of 2 to 20 people.
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