Vilaviniteca


Vilaviniteca is one of the best colmados in Barcelona's port area, the third generation of proprietors are into their wine & food in very serious way. The wine store is situated in the heart of old downtown Barcelona. Vilaviniteca is situated on two adjourning corners on quiet alleyways in the Santa Maria / Born area. The location between the Cathederal, the Picasso Museum and the port make it a particularly attractive destination for discerning wine and food lovers..
The opposing premises houses the impressive delicatessen with goods from all over Spain and Europe. The vaulted cellars of this shop can accommodate small groups for tastings and tapas.

Vilaviniteca is not an on-line wine shop but the continuation of three speciality grocers located in Barcelona and Llerida. The first establishment was founded by Joaquin Vila Consameu. The business is now in the very capaple hands of the third generation who have continued the passion for fine wines, liquors and delicatessen. Wine lovers will find over 6,000 carefully chosen references.

Vilaviniteca Taste & Tapas
Eva- management, Laia- cheese, Frances-, wines, Silvia

Eudald Massana Noya, Avi Ton (Traditional 60 y/o vine Xarel.lo, biodynamic/organic cultivation, batonage of lees, subtle presence of fermentation in oak.
+ Pa amb tomaquet, Farmers bread, smeared with tomatoe, salt
+Olive Oils: Alberquine , Picual, Hojiblanca
+Goats Cheese from Catalunya
Wine 1.
Guitian, Godello, Valdeorras/Rias Baixes, Galicia, (8 months on lees,well yellowed, apple & cream, unctuous, dry with plenty of retained sugars, intense, refreshing.
Wine 2
Rueda,, Sauvignon Blanc, Viure, (macabeo) Verdeja, Los Brisas 2003, sparkling light yellow, young, crisp & dry
Wine 3
Vilosell 2004, sexy striped label, Tomas Cusine, El Vilosell, llerida, Old arab/catalan espana DO Costers del Segre
Dark colour of youth, , young fruit and cherries , strength, . Thick, liquorice, sweet retained sugars, intense on back of mouth. Ideal with jamon, fuets, chocolate, smelly cheese like matured in spirit.
Cows cheese from Catalunya, smooth balanced with long aftertaste
2 Sheeps cheese,
One with dark mould highly evocative
Number two light and fruity
3 Intense goats, dry and bitter
Bread made specially by baker-across-the-road
Brie of Goats Cheese matured with layers of Truffle
Goats macerated in wine spirit, Port Salo gone wild

Mas Comtal Rosé (gravity pressing of mature vine Merlot grapes)

Blanc Tradicional
Jamon Iberic
Cashel Blue, new generation Irish Cheese

1510 Nadal dessert wine (late harvested Macabeo grapes affected by nobel rot/broritis, picked with an alcohol potential of 30%)

Cava & Catanies (marcona almonds coated in powdered milk and cocoa butter, dusted with powdered cocoa)

Coffee

Cheers and enjoy
Paddy Mannion