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Tarragona is located in the Catalonia region of northern Spain. It is divided into two sections: The largest expanse is along the Mediterranean just south of Penedes, and the other is further inland. The reason for this division is the the creation of the D.O. Montsant, which was separated from the rest of Tarragona in 2001.
The region began as far back as the Roman era, known for its sweet wines from late harvest Garnacha and Moscatel.  More recently the Cava grapes, Paralleda, Xarel-lo and Macabeo have been grown and sourced to Penedes Cava production. 
Garnacha is made into rosado and in blends with Cariñena. Ull de Llebre (Tempranillo), Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are also grown. 
– Description from Amanda Schuster

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

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  • Pedro Ximénez

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  • Grenache

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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

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  • Cellers Unió Montsant Perlat 2001


    wonderful nose of blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries on the nose that follows through nicely onto the palate; soft in the mouth, medium-light bodied. Read More

    Wine review by barri0s1872

  • Clua El Sola d'En Pol Terra Alta Tinto 2006


    not bad. very boring and uneventful. I will forget about it 5 minutes from now. just sooooooooooooo boring.40% Garnacha, 20% Cab Sav, 20% Syrah, 10% Tempranillo, 10% Merlot.they really threw in anything they could find on this one. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2

  • Nostrada Tarragona Old Vines Selection 2005


    If I see this wine I always pick up a bottle or two. It is such a great Spanish wine for under 10$. If you like Spanish wine you will love this. Read More

    Wine review by Lateef

  • Vinos Sin-Ley G2 Garnacha 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by ecord

  • Fra Guerau Red Blend Montsant 2004


    vino tomado en comida familiar y la verdad es que me esperaba más, vino con aroma muy suave a frutos del bosque pero que se diluía rápidamente en boca. Read More

    Wine review by ivankevin

  • Via Terra Garnacha 2006


    Golden and fruity. A little heft to cut the crisp fruit. Very delish. Read More

    Wine review by jasonkauf

  • Celler Piñol Red Blend Terra Alta Ludovicus 2006


    Fruity, bold with dry finish, low tannin, mod aciditygood with Manchego cheese Read More

    Wine review by murrji

  • Las Colinas del Ebro Garnacha Blanca 2007


    Nothing much going on here to speak of! Some nice florals on the nose, and decent acidity, but this didn't entertain my palate at all. Read More

    Wine review by cookypuss1

  • El Solá d'En Pol 2007


    Non-oaked cuvée; plenty of berry with some earth notes; long fruity finish. Read More

    Wine review by ericforte

  • Celler Covilalba Fill del Temps Gran Selecció Vilalba Dels Arcs 2004


    Really enjoyed this Terra Alta red. Very deep, rich flavors. Here is the IWC review:International Wine Cellar Deep ruby. Strongly perfumed nose exhibits vivid raspberry and cassis, plus a seductive range of fresh and dried floral qualities. Fleshy red berry flavors are accented by suave oak spice and gently lifted by slow-mounting acidity. Can... Read More

    Wine review by rictobal

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