The new “institutional wines” of DO Montsant

by  |  08-07-2016

DO Montsant has just announced their new “institutional wines”. In brief, these are a red and white wine that will be used for the next 1-2 years to demonstrate what is seen to be the true character of Montsant wines. They pour the wines at events as well as educational sessions to help explain what defines DO Montsant as there are still too many people who simply view it as “cheap Priorat“. DO Montsant does a good deal of outreach because of this and I find them to be only of the more proactive DOs in Catalonia. The white that was selected was the Acústic Blanc 2015 from Celler Acústic. The red was Les Sorts Vinyes Velles 2013 from Celler El Masroig. Normally, that would be the end of such an announcement on a site such as this, but as I was invited to be part of the selection panel […]
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