Bodega Sebastia Pastor is being run by the third generation – again with a Sebastian as boss. Both father and grandfather had the same name. At the time his father died in 2012, it was the 75th anniversary of the bodega. The young winemaker had to manage the heritage of the family business. Well educated, he came back from Tarragona Wine Academy and accepted the challenge. Sebastian could start directly with a highly modern winery, but an old-fashioned marketing system.
Located in the centre of the wine village of Santa Maria de Camí, the bodega still makes 80 per cent of its sales through ‘vino a granel’. This means plastic containers filled with wine and bought by local residents, restaurateurs, and tourists. For a newly trained wine technician it seemed a throwback to the Middle Ages. Indigenous grape varieties form the basis for the wines: Manto Negro and Callet for the reds and Prensal for the whites.
The grapes all derive from vineyards located in the glorious fruitful riverbed of ‘Torrents Fals’. Despite his age, Sebastian Pastor is not among the ‘young and wild winemakers’ on Mallorca. He does a conservative job, based on excellent skills on historical ground and with a highly modern winemaking technology. This year he will release his first sparkling wine. Cheers!
100% Manto Negro.
One look at the glass is enough: the body is a ruby red and the perimeter shines in light purple. A bouquet to fall in love with! Aromas of cherry and raspberry, and a hint of rosemary; amazing effect on the palate. The fine tannins are perfectly integrated. The finish is smooth and persistent.
100% Manto Negro grape-quality from traditional wineries.
More about Wine on Mallorca
The ever increasing number of wineries on the island means that, when it comes to Mallorcan wine, there is now a huge amount of variety and choice. That is all very well, but choosing one can be a very difficult and almost overwhelming task. […] Mallorcan Wine
Specialists in selecting and providing the best wines in the world for villas and super yachts based on Mallorca. Select online and have your wines delivered to your door. […] World of Wine on Mallorca
Catavinos is one of the leading wine distributors on Mallorca, providing a selection of more than 1,200 wines and champagnes and excellent knowledge and advice on the various wines available. […] Catavinos Wine Distributors Mallorca
The 101 Best Wines of Mallorca 2015
You can now read the new abcMallorca guide to the 101 best wines for 2015 online.
If you appreciate good wine then you are going to love this magazine about the 101 best wines of Mallorca as carefully tested and selected by our wine connoisseur. Enjoy the best of Mallorca. […] The 101 Best Wines of Mallorca 2015
See the full listing of the Best Wines & Wine Events on Mallorca.
We hope you found this article about Sebastia Pastor Wine Cellar useful and that you have many memorable moments as a result of our recommendations.
We are always pleased to hear from you, so do send us your feedback by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.