Olla Blanc 2022

A wine that ticks every box: Thirstquenching, Moreish, Flavourful, Delicious. Wonder whether you’ll like orange wine? This is your ABC Starter Pack - a floral delight that will elicit smiles, joy and dancing. Think citrus, orange zests and a splash of the French riviera. 

This is a blend of 40-50-year-old organically farmed Muscat and Macabeu vines. The whole bunches were macerated together for one week, carbonic-style. Fermentation occurred naturally, and the wine was aged in tanks and large oak barrels. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.




Winemaker: Matassa

Farming: Organic

Region: Roussillon, France

Vintage: 2022

Grapes: Macabeu, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, Muscat de Alexandria

Colour: Skins

ABV: 10.0%

Size: 75 cL


Behind the Bottle


After working with the only estate in South Africa (Welgemeend) that championed indigenous yeasts and lower yields in the late ’90s, Tom came to Roussillon and interned at Domaine Gauby for several years to explore Mediterranean varieties and climate. During this time, Tom met his wife, who just so happens to be Gauby’s sister and together they started Matassa in 2003. Fast forward today, Tom and Nathalie farm 20 hectares of different white & red varieties (Macabeu, Grenache Gris, Muscat d’Alexandrie, Muscat à petits grains, Carignan, Lledoner Pelut, Mourvèdre and Grenache) divided in various vineyards around the village of Calce and Espira-de-l’Agly where they now have settled with their estate ...