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Located at the very heart of the Penedès region in Catalonia, this is the first winery in the appellation to have achieved the Vino de Finca status, equivalent to a grand cru. Part of the Torres wine group., the château model established by the founder has been painstakingly preserved to the present day. All the vineyards are perfectly demarcated, each one with its own name. With vines on gentle slopes surrounded by forests, the property stands on a vantage point overlooking one of the less spoiled areas in Penedès.

The wines pay tribute to the founder. Born in Santander, Ceferino Carrión emigrated to the US where he changed his name to Jean Leon. Soon after, he opened a restaurant in Hollywood, named La Scala, together with actor James Dean. The place became very popular with film stars like Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando or Fred Astaire and Jean Leon eventually decided to make his own wine. He bought a 150-hectare estate in Penedès where he planted French grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Chardonnay. He is considered to be...

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