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Red wine 2008 D.O.Q Priorat, Dofí, Cataluña (Catalunya), Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #PR-L50010

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 18 February 2011

The DOCa area (Catalan priory) in the middle of the province Tarragona in the Spanish region Catalonia is named after the monastery Priorato de Scala Dei (priory of the divine leaders). Legend has it that a shepherd boy saw angels descending on a "ladder" in the middle of the 12th century. Then founded Carthusian monks in 1163 the monastery named after this incident. The wine is made by the Franciscan monk Francisc Eiximenis (1340-1409) in his work "Lo Crestia" mentioned. He describes the "decent drinking of wine" and advises mixing the strong wine from the Priorat with water. Already in the Middle Ages, the Priorato was...

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