Cases de Pene is a tiny village in the Roussillon region of Southern France, just 30 miles north of the Spain. Ceded to France in the mid 17th century, the area is still known as “French Catalonia”. We celebrate this heritage with the Catalan spelling of the ancient Château and village Cooperative: “Penya”.
Penya is nearly 1,000 acres total. 400 acres are planted with red varietals: Syrah, Carignan, Grenache, Merlot and Cabernet, 12 acres of Chardonnay and Viognier, with 370 acres Muscat d’Alexandrieand Muscat à Petits Grains, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris and Macabeo for Rivesaltes sweet wines. Average vine age is 40 years.