Priorat wines at the best price online. Priorat is a designation of origin of Spain, located in the province of Tarragona, recognized with the appellation of Qualified Designation of Origin, which indicates that its wine productions are of high quality.
The Priorat region is found on red and black slate soils and numerous minerals of volcanic origin. Surrounded by mountains such as the Sierra de Montsant, Llavería, Santa Marina ... but at a distance from the sea that does not exceed 50 km which makes it a unique area with a climate that greatly favors its varieties.
The climate is continental with long hot summers. The winters are very cold and with moderate rainfall. The vientes constitute an important factor for the vineyards because they have to withstand very cold winds in winter and others very hot in summer like the Mistral.
The varieties of crop that occur in the denomination are the Garnacha, Cariñena, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah fundamentally, and their wines are of great quality.