Priorat

Nelín 2010

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In previous issues we have already highlighted the potential of the Priorat as a fashionable wine region. This would be difficult to understand if it were not for the estimable figure of René Barbier. For the past twenty five years, this sage of French origin has been a key...
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Doix 2009

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Another Selectus Wines raid through the front door into the magical essence of the fabulous wines of Priorat, this time those of Celler Mas Doix. Although they have a wonderful wine history behind them, the journey having started with the Doix family five generations ago, they...
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Les Manyes 2010

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This interesting project was begun in the middle of the last decade by South African, Eben Sadie and German, Dominik A. Huber who are possibly the best representatives of what has been called Priorat’s “second revolution”. The bodega is located in the village of Torroja del...
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Finca Dofí 2010

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Alvaro Palacios landed in Priorat back in 1989 to explore the mysticism which shrouds the lands where the Carthusians dwelt for centuries, far from their native Alfaro. He immediately fell in love with the land and set about producing quality wines in an area far removed from...
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Els Escurçons 2009

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Josep Lluís Pérez is one of the legendary names behind the revolution of what were referred to as the “new Priorat” wines in the 80’s and was a forerunner, along with others, of the region’s leap in quality. Today Mas Martinet is a reference bodega in the region and has always...
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Les Tosses 2009

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An interesting project set up in the middle of the last decade under the direction of South African Eben Sadie and Germany Dominik A. Huber who probably represent the best exemplifiers of what has been termed the Priorat’s second revolution. The winery is located in the town of...
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Kyrie 2007

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Clos de l’Obac started out in the Priorat region in 1979 under the guidance of Carles Pastrana who, along with such important names as René Barbier, Álvaro Palacios, Daphne Glorian and Josep Lluís Pérez, was one of the pioneers who marked a turning point at the end of the...
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