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Priorat: The Best Wines of the Spanish Region

Located in the north-east of Spain, in the province of Tarragona, Priorat is not only known for its breathtaking landscape and medieval villages, but also for its unique and high-quality wines.

2021 Clos Erasmus - 100 Falstaff points
Clos I Terrasses, Priorat

Complex bouquet that develops from fresh forest berry notes to floral and herbal-spicy accents, with violets and dried thyme after a little time in the glass. Extremely elegant on the palate, dense yet light-footed and vibrant, with fine-grained, perfect tannins and a long mineral, ethereal and spicy finish.

smithandsmith.ch, approx. 258 Euro

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2017 Les Tosses - 100 Falstaff points
Terroir Al Limit, Priorat

Black cherry, blueberry, fine wood spice, subtle liquorice, some bay leaf, plum. With air also dark herbs, some incense. Medium-bodied on the palate with dark berry notes and matching spice. Very finely polished tannin. A dark-looking, superb wine of great harmony.

smithandsmith.ch, approx. 220 Euro

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2019 Nit de Nin, Mas d'en Caçador - 99 Falstaff points
Familia Nin-Ortiz, Priorat

Multi-layered nose with lots of sour cherry, some green plum, black olive and dark forest berries. Floral notes and some cinnamon. Fresh, aromatically deep and elegant on the palate. With hearty fruit and lots of balsamic spice in the long finish.

vinothek-brancaia.ch, approx. 114 euros

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2019 Sobre Todo Master Selection - 98 Falstaff points
Viñedos Schwander, Priorat

Elegant, dark herbal-balsamic spice on the nose. Notes of confit dark forest berries such as blackberry and blackcurrant. With depth and elgance on the palate, extremely classic, concentrated fruit and spice, velvety tannins, long finish.

selection-schwander.ch, n. a.

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Benjamin Herzog
Benjamin Herzog
Chefredaktion Schweiz