MOTHER Special Le Social Sparkling
Le Social Sparkling is a fantastic organic and biodynamic Penedès DO sparkling from Catalonia, produced by viticultor extraordinaire Josep Mitjans. The label was specially designed for the MOTHER exhibition by Caroline Dowsett & Ben Vulliamy.
About the artists:
Caroline Dowsett and Ben Vulliamy share a studio together in Manchester with individual practices. This is their first exhibition together after a year of sharing a creative space. To mark Earth Day they have curated a series of original pieces and limited edition prints inspired by our collective Mother. They will also be hosting a series of events to accompany the exhibition.
Ben Vulliamy is a freelance art director and designer from Stockport, now living and working in Manchester. Ben studied Graphic Design at Ravensbourne University and began working in London as a designer in 2014. After 6 years of working at several creative agencies he went freelance in 2020 and moved back to Manchester, where he now shares a studio space with Caroline.
Caroline Dowsett is an Artist from, and based in Manchester. Creating pieces from shapes, colour and lines. Her work is full of movement, inspired by feels, sounds, words and the everyday. She works with a variety of colourful palettes, in a bold playful approach, alongside fluid shapes and words to convey messages and joy.
20% of all artwork sales will be donated to WWF (World Wildlife Fund).
Producer: Masia Can Mayol
Viticulture & Winemaking Organic and Biodynamic. Vegan. Traditional method, 15months minimum before disgorgement.
Grapes Xarel-lo, Macabeu, Chardonnay
Region Penedès DO (Catalonia, Spain)
Soil Clay & Limestone
Tasting Notes Fresh pear and apple orchards, lemon peel, shortbread. Thirst quenching citrus notes and a complex palate of apple, pear, biscuit, caramelised crust. Brilliant.