Wines Jean Leon
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The restaurant Jean Leon opened in Beverly Hills, which gives this Gran Reserva its name, was always a gathering place for artists and nonconformists.
In the painting that graces the 2016 vintage, August Rosell depicts a wide view of the iconic La Scala vineyard, with the winery in the background, nestled into the Penedès landscape. The colours and lush vegetation recall a late spring afternoon, the sky steeped in shades of pink and grey. An homage to the first vineyard Jean Leon and Jaume Rovira planted in 1963.
At the French port of Le Havre, Jean Leon stowed away on a ship bound for the US. He was soon discovered by a sailor who decided to keep his presence a secret. This Reserva wine is a tribute to an unspoken pact with a stranger who changed Jean Leon’s life forever. Made from Cabernet Sauvignon and small percentage of Cabernet Franc, this limited-production wine originates in an exceptional 16-hectare vineyard that shares the same name.
From stowaway and New York cab driver to one of Hollywood’s most successful restaurant owners and founder of his own namesake winery. Jean Leon’s life is the timeless tale of the American dream. Vinya Palau remembers Jean Leon’s origins and pays tribute to his hometown, Santander, the starting point for a life marked by extraordinary success. This organic, limited-production varietal wine originates from the Vinya Palau vineyard. The small 10-hectare lot is home to Merlot vines planted in 1991.
His charisma and discretion made Jean Leon a confidant to the stars, who embraced him as one of their own and trusted him with their unusual stories. Years later, when he had his own family, Jean Leon produced this organic wine in their honor. One of Spain’s Chardonnay pioneers, Vinya Gigi was the first to undergo barrel fermentation. The wine originates in a small, exceptional 5-hectare vineyard planted in 1967. Jean Leon named the vineyard – and the wine it produces – after his daughter.
Made from indigenous Catalan varieties, the Jean Leon Native range is an homage to Penedès, the land where Jean Leon decided to realize his dream of a namesake wine. A collection inspired by Catalonia’s classic tiles, a cherished emblem of our history and popular customs.
A Wind Rose adorns this fresh, elegant, organic xarel·lo, made 100% from Penedès’s variety par excellence.
A young, fresh and bold Chardonnay varietal from vines planted in our vineyards in 1991. The number 3055 refers to Jean Leon’s New York cab license and reveals the man behind the legend: the humble beginnings of an idealist who achieved his dream of opening the most famous restaurant in Hollywood and creating his own namesake wine.
A sensual feminine rosé with a distinctive pale pink color made from Pinot Noir, one of the most elegant and international French red varieties. The number 3055 refers to Jean Leon’s New York cab license and reveals the man behind the legend: the humble beginnings of an idealist who achieved his dream of opening the most famous restaurant in Hollywood and creating his own namesake wine.
A youthful interpretation of the winery’s most complex reds. Made from Merlot vines planted in our vineyards in 1997 and a small percentage of Petit Verdot, a variety we have been cultivating since 2006. The number 3055 refers to Jean Leon’s New York cab license and reveals the man behind the legend: the humble beginnings of an idealist who achieved his dream of opening the most famous restaurant in Hollywood and creating his own namesake wine.
Una apuesta firme ante los desafíos del cambio climático. Elaborado 100% con la variedad petit verdot, PV-20 muestra el potencial de esta desconocida variedad resistente a climas más cálidos. Uvas ecológicas procedentes de la Finca Jean Leon para un exclusivo vino de gran personalidad del que únicamente se han elaborado 2.523 botellas.
A tribute to the most intuitive, experimental, and determined version of Jean Leon. A single variety Garnacha Blanca wine made artisanally, revealing the potential of this indigenous variety that is so deeply rooted in our region. An exclusive wine with only 3.034 bottles produced.