Tag Archives: Priorat

Parker ratings for Priorat and the rest of Catalonia

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Here is a summary of the ratings of the Catalan regions by Luis Gutiérrez for Parker: Priorat For this new report, Luis Gutiérrez wanted to taste all the wines that make up D.O.Q. Priorat to be able to check the … Continuar leyendo

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A Priorat Wine at the Nobel Prize Award Banquet

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Nobel Prize Award Banquet. 1350 guests. Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall. The king and queen of Sweden, Carl Gustaf and Silvia. And there, throughout the ceremony, a small wine from Priorat made its way: Formiga de Vellut. The … Continuar leyendo

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A stroll around Clos Mogador with Rene Barbier Jr

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Last Saturday, at 12pm, we met René Barbier Jr. in Clos Mogador (Gratallops). It was one of those visits that give you butterflies, since this winery and region have been flagships in the winemaking world since our beginnings. René arrived … Continuar leyendo

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Wines from Villa and Finca: The identity of the Priorat is taken a step further

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For some weeks we have discussed the possibility that an important group of Alava wineries, led by Bodegas Artadi, are planning to leave the Rioja to create a new wine region, focused around the town of Laguardia and its surroundings, as in … Continuar leyendo

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What is the difference between the wines from Montsant and Priorat?

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One of the most common questions that we receive from our clients revolves around a matter that for many years has generated an interesting debate: What are the main differences between the Montsant and Priorat wines? Could it be just … Continuar leyendo

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The Wine Advocate rates Priorat wines, Cavas and other Catalan D.O.

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The magazine The Wine Advocate published in its February edition new Parker points for Priorat wines and cavas, as well as a broad and comprehensive review of the other Catalan Designations of Origin. 48% of over 700 wines tasted got … Continuar leyendo

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Top 100 wines of 2013, according to Wine Spectator

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As every year at around this date, the prestigious specialised magazine Wine Spectator has published its particular list of the 100 best wines of the year, a must-read article for wine lovers around the world. The 2013 edition of the … Continuar leyendo

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Wines by Álvaro Palacios in Priorat and Bierzo. New vintages 2011 already available.

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Grenache versus Mencía. Extreme against temperate climate. Terroir versus fruitiness. Or ultimately, Priorat versus Bierzo. There would be few things in common between these two designations of origin (apart from providing some of the best wines in Spain) if it … Continuar leyendo

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Robert Parker wine rating for Spanish wines: Priorat wines and Montsant wines

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  UPDATE, FEBRUARY 2014: The Wine Advocate rates Priorat wines, Cavas and other Catalan D.O.   The new Robert Parker scores for Spanish wines from Catalonia, the first wine ranking made by Neal Martin, have already been published. There were not … Continuar leyendo

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16ª Wine Fair on D.O.’s in the region of Priorat

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As every year, we attended one of the most expected events for the wine world in Catalonia: the Wine Fair on the D.O.’s in the region of Priorat. Thanks to the good weather, this year it was very crowded even … Continuar leyendo

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