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(DOCa) Priorat : A Great Story

Located in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, the Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa) Priorat is known for its full-bodied and complex red wines produced from native grape varieties such as Grenache (Garnacha in Spanish) and Carignan (Cariñena in Spanish ). The region’s dry and hot climate, combined with nutrient-poor soils, allows the grapes to develop intense and concentrated aromas and flavors.

One of the region’s most famous wine producers is Alvaro Palacios, who founded his own bodega in 1989. Palacios wines, including L’Ermita, Finca Dofi and Les Terrasses, are considered some of the best in the region. region. Clos Mogador, founded by René Barbier in 1982, is another notable bodega, producing wines such as Clos Mogador, Clos Manyetes and Manyetes.

Another renowned bodega is Costers del Siurana, founded in 1997. It produces wines such as Clos de l’Obac, Gran Clos and Miserere, all blends of Grenache and Carignan. Terroir al Limit, founded in 2001 by Dominik Huber, is another bodega to watch. It produces wines such as Les Manyes and Terra de Cuques, which are considered some of the region’s most elegant wines.

Bodegas Gotes, founded in 1999, is a small bodega that produces high quality wines, such as Gotes del Priorat and the more premium cuvée, Pissarres. The bodega is located in a remote area of Priorat, in a shady valley, where the vines grow on shale soils.

Another bodega to watch is Mas Martinet, founded in 1986. It produces wines such as Clos Martinet, Camí Pesseroles and Els Escurcons. These wines are made from grapes grown on steep slopes and steep terraces, on shale soils, which give the wines great concentration and aromatic complexity.

Finally, Clos Figueras is another remarkable bodega, founded in 1997 by Christopher Cannan, a famous British wine importer. This bodega produces wines such as Clos Figueras, Font de la Figuera and Serras del Priorat.

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