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Priorat wine
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Harència del Padrí Priorat

Had this bottle sitting around now for a while, can’t even remember where I bought it, I know it wasn’t in this country, I’ve got a feeling I picked it up in Menorca of all places, anyway I decided to open it with a new years day lunch of roast beef. Priorat is a region situated in Catalonia just south of Barcelona near Tarragona, famed for its hillside vineyards and very hot dry climate. The area produces wines that are generally full bodied and intense. It has around 1,700 hectares of vines and some 60 or so Bodegas. This particular…

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