The 2008 vintage for DOQ Priorat was something of a crossing-the-Rubicon, come-to-Bacchus, everything-has-changed vintage. The wineries started the year coming off of one of their best vintages ever, 2007 (read more) and they ended the year with what was overall a very hot, dry vintage, but more to the point, the arrival of the Global Financial Crisis. From 2008 onward Spain plummeted into what is still referred to as “La Crisis” although given that it’s 10 years on now, I think it’s just safe to say it’s, “La Spain” in […]

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