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50% Sumoll, 25% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena
Penedès, Catalonia, Spain
Cold soak maceration and fermentation in stainless-steel tanks using indigenous yeast. Maturation during 12 months in 300 liters French oak barrels (30% new oak, 35% 2nd. year used oak and 35% 3rd. year used oak) and 24 months in the bottle.
Durona is the name of the area at the L’Avellá property of MontRubí where Sumoll is cultivated. The wine’s color is an intense Tyrian purple with a complex nose of wild fruits and warm spices underscored by a subtle mineral nuance. The palate follows with a delicious combination of black fruits and Mediterranean herbs. Full body, balsamic, rich.
Ideal serving temperature
l4°C - l6°C (57.2°F - 60.8°F)
Certified Organic. Certified Biodynamic. Certified Vegan.
Late 18th century
The winery is founded in L’Avellà as a village cooperative, where wines and oils were made and exported to Cuba.
The Avellà winery had been abandoned for decades, but the vineyards were still farmed by historic sharecroppers.
The Peris family recognizes the high historic value of a small winery and L’Avellà territory’s potential and founds MontRubí, which starts producing cava.
The Peris family makes a strong bet with a young winemaker, Josep Queralt, who is nowadays still in charge of producing our wines, after more than 30 years.
The fever of the Olympic Games in Barcelona is boosting the cava industry and MontRubí has lived some plethoric years producing small production cavas, some of which have been awarded by prestigious wine critics.
After years producing cava and experiencing how the industry was going through a battle of prices, the family decides to change direction and starts with the “Gaintus Project”. This was a firm bet to recover the grape variety Sumoll and was a strong backbone in MontRubí’s philosophy.
MontRubí releases the first 100% Sumoll wine in the world: Gaintus.
Plantation of our iconic Sumoll vines in vertical training system.
First vintage of our young monovarietal wines Black & White, nowadays exported to 22 countries.
Renovation and expansion of the winery incorporating the latest technology in the wine industry and building a new aging room.
Opening of the 1902 Villa of historic and cultural patrimony with its own restaurant, wine bar, venue for events and different outdoor spaces.
Opening of Casa Gran 1771. A boutique hotel with 10 rooms, gym, lounge area with fireplace, bar and swimming pool.