Best Catalan wine of 2018

by  |  27-12-2018

“So, what’s the best wine in _____?” This question in slightly varying forms is one I’m asked often. I have to admit that while I appreciate people thinking my opinion worth something, I cringe a bit when asked given that wine is a beverage fluid both in physicality as well as concept–“best” has many facets. Do you want the best wine to invest in, the best with a steak, the best for an anniversary, the best for a budget, or simply, the best to get drunk on? Despite my reticence on the subject, this has been a busy year of tasting (as well as scoring) a great wealth of all the DOs in Catalunya and assembling full regional tastings for DOQ Priorat & DO Montsant as well as DO Terra Alta–which is the only comprehensive tasting of the region that I’m aware of. So taken in this context I’m going […]
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