The restaurant foundad by Jean Leon in Beverly Hills gives its name to this Gran reserva which represents the realisation of a great dream: creating a wine that would bear his name. In the golden era of Hollywood, La Scala was the regular meeting place for stars such as Marilyn Monroe, immortalised on this wine's label in a unique portrayal by artist Josep Maria Subirachs.
The name La Scala is a tribute to the restaurant that Jean Leon opened with James Dean in Beverly Hills in 1956.
Located on a hillside at an elevation of 295 meters, it is the oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in Spain. Planted in 1963, it has shallow, yellowish brown soils that are well-drained, moderately fine textured and contain few stones. Organic matter content is low, and calcium carbonate and active limestone levels are high. Low water holding capacity and shallow soil depth for roots to colonize.
Vine age: Planted in 1963
Surface area: 8 Ha. "Vinya La Scala"
Soil characteristics: This terrain is characterized by rocky, calcareous clay soils.