What grape is Priorat wine?

What grape is Priorat wine?

The dominant vineyard plantings in Priorat are Garnacha (aka Grenache) and Cariñena (Carignan). These two grape varieties provide the backbone of nearly all Priorat reds, although no minimum or maximum of any variety is required by law.

What is a Montsant wine?

Montsant (Catalan pronunciation: [munˈsan]) is a Spanish Denominación de Origen Protegida (DOP) (Denominació d’Origen Protegida in Catalan) for wine located in the province of Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain) and covers 12 municipalities.

Where is Priorat wine region?

Priorat, or Priorato, is a wine region located in Tarragona, a province south of Barcelona. The microclimate and soils are unique here.

Is Montsant a Priorat?

Montsant encircles Priorat and is demographically and legally part of the Priorat comarca or county. It is the appellation for the wine producing regions of the county that are not entitled to the Priorat (Denominación de Origen Calificada or DOC) designation.

What does Montsant wine taste like?

The varieties most commonly used are Grenache and Syrah, which is not a local variety, but it has adapted well to Montsant soils. In the mouth, Montsant rosés tend to be very fruity, dominated by fruits of the forest. They are powerful, yet elegant at the same time and are mouth-watering with good character.

Where does Priorat wine come from?

Priorat is a small wine region in Catalonia known for its intensely-flavored red wines. An area with a long history, Priorat’s difficult mountainside location kept the region fairly obscure until just a few decades ago; now, it produces some of the most acclaimed wines in Spain.

Can Blau wine reviews?

Can Blau Wine Review? Winemaker Notes Mazuelo’s bright acidity is perfectly balanced by Garnacha and Syrah’s bold fruit and earthy flavors. A floral bouquet enriched with violets and woodsmoke, accented with spice. On the palate, the wine is round and juicy, with bright acidity and soft tannins.

Can Blau tasting notes?

TASTING NOTES Wood smoke, spice box, incense, lavender, black cherry and plum aromas are followed by a mouthwatering round, dense wine with outstanding grip and length. It over delivers in a big way. Drink it over the next 6-8 years.