Wine: Catalunya warmth on winter days

The limestone, chalky and granitic sandy soils of Montsant in Catalunya produce wines with earthy purpose and finesse

14th November, 2021
Wine: Catalunya warmth on winter days
René Barbier (jr) and Sara Pérez of the Venus la Universal winery in Montsant: the wines from these vineyards convey the high level of care that goes into making them

As the sun retreats earlier into its slumber these days, wine drinkers develop a natural inclination towards deeper, darker and fuller rich reds. Complementing seasonal food such as slow braises, roasted meats and heart-warming stews, wines from Catalunya have become increasingly prominent.

The Spanish autonomous community not only produces Cava from Penedés DO, but also some incredibly intense yet elegant full-bodied reds – particularly from Montsant and Priorat.

René Barbier of Clos Mogador...

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