A Rockstar in a Farmer’s Body
"In the middle of the vineyard is a tree. He points it out, calls it the best tree to meditate under. He stops to caress a leaf, and then another as we walk between the 60-year-old vines that inhabit this small plot in Agullana, high in the Alt Empordà.
Salvador Batlle is a young Catalan winemaker whose biodynamic project, Còsmic Cellars, has made waves in Catalunya since his wines were picked up by El Celler de Can Roca several years ago. He’s followed, mostly, in his father’s footsteps, yet has carved his own way in the world of wine. Salva’s a bit of a rockstar, clothed in a farmer’s body. He’s humble, to be sure, but his wines are top shelf, and he knows it."
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