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Red wine 2011 D.O.Q Priorat "Gran Cruor", Cataluña (Catalunya), Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15.5%
Price: 43.69 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #Siu-L.1

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 21 March 2019

The DOCa area (Catalan priory) in the middle of the province Tarragona in the Spanish region Catalonia is named after the Priorato de Scala Dei monastery (priory of the leaders). According to legend, a shepherd boy saw angels descending on a “ladder to heaven” in the mid-12th century. Thereupon founded Carthusian monks in 1163 the monastery named after this event. The wine is made by the Franciscan monk Francisc Eiximenis (1340-1409) mentioned in his work "Lo Crestia". He describes the "decent wine drinking" and advises to mix the strong wine from the priory with water. The Priorato was one of the most important...

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