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mainly using the monastrel and
garnachagrapevarieties.
TheSaCova,CanMaymóand
Can Rich de Bucastell wineries
canbevisited,andeveryDecem-
berapopularwine-tastingcon-
testisheld,attendedbyhundreds
of people who come to appreci-
ate the island’swines.Thiswell-
known wine festival is accom-
panied by a piece of toast with
‘sobrasada’and‘butifarró’,both
freshlymadeinthepigslaughter.
As well as the church, which
wasbuiltinthelate18thcentury,
andastrollthroughthevineyards
in the valley, Sant Mateu is also
the starting point for two hikes
beside some imposing cliffs: the
pathtothearchaeologicalremains
of Torres d’en Lluc and the steep
slopesofthepristinecoastofCala
d’Albarca.The latter is without a
doubtanidealexcursionforbold-
erpeople;itisoneofthebest-kept
secretsontheislandandrewards
anyonewhodiscoversthisenclave
after descending beside impres-
sive limestone cliffs with an un-
forgettabledayof seaandsalt.—
Destilamos la esencia de Ibiza
H I ERBAS DE I B I ZA PERFUMES
01 —
Iglesia. Siglo XVIII.
Church. 18th century.
© VICENT MARÍ
02 —
Viñedo.
Vineyard. Sant Mateu d’Albarca.
© TOLO BALAGUER
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