Much praise is rightly given to the group of people who came to Priorat, Catalunya in the 1980s and saw not a remote wine region in serious decline, but a wondrous terroir with great possibility. And while a unique slate-y soil is special, it’s also a land graced with just enough of a kiss by the Mediterranean Sea only 18km away to make for a perfect growing area in Southern Europe. This group of misfits released their 1989 “Clos” wines to great success and are credited with putting modern Priorat […]

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