Penedès is a wine region in Catalonia located south of Barcelona. The region is home to the Spanish famous sparkling wine cava. In this area, a white wine is mainly made from the same varieties as cava: Xarel.lo, Macabeo and Parellada. Other white varieties can be found be found here such as Chardonnay, Riesling and more. The best red wines come from a cuvée that combines autochthonous and non-local varieties like Ull de llebre (Tempranillo), Garnacha (Grenache), Cabernet Sauvignon and others.