The Torroja harvest tasting

by  |  02-11-2012

We were fortunate enough to be in Priorat during the fall harvest party (or festa de la verema) that was put on by Trio Infernal and Terroir al Límit this last week, in the small village of Torroja del Priorat. While the gathering included people who flew in from Madrid and other parts of Europe, it seemed like a great wide swath of winemakers from all over the Priorat county came to taste the new bottles in attendance. It was held at Cal Compte, a quite exquisite old house in the heart of the village that’s been converted in to an eight room hotel. In addition to the two host wineries, they invited several of their winemaker friends from other regions including: Emmanuel Brochet, Jiménez Landi, Cos, and Weingut Peter J. Kühn. There were German Rieslings alongside Champagne, reds from Toledo (D.O Méntrida) and amphora wines from Southern Italy. Eclectic […]
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