Capafons-OssoAll products from this vendor
The Capafonse-Osso family has been involved in winemaking and vineyard care for five generations - from the great-great-grandfathers who once started working on the land of the Mas de Masos winery to the present day. Each generation has invested their work and knowledge in the family business, striving to create the best quality wine from the grapes harvested in these fields. Cellers Capafons-Ossó combines tradition with a search for new approaches: wines produced from local varieties are improved, experiments are carried out with new varieties of grapes. To improve the processes of growing grapes and the taste of wine, the winery uses modern control systems. Winery Capafons-Ossó owns two vineyards in the neighboring regions - Montsant and Priorat. Vineyards are very different from each other due to the amount of sunshine, weather conditions, grape varieties grown, and historical and geographical conditions.
Cabernet SauvignonAll products from this varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon wines shows a strong body, high acidity and high levels of tannins. A bouquet is very intensive, with black berries and spices. Very often these wines has great aging potential.
Priorat is a small, dynamic wine-growing region in Catalonia, northeastern Spain, whose rich and full-bodied red wines have gained prominence especially in recent decades. The classic Priorat wine is made from old Garnacha and Carinena grapes and has a concentrated aroma of licorice, tar and liqueur cherries. Priorat's red wine (the region also produces small amounts of white and rosé) stands out in three main ways. Firstly, it is one of the very few Garnacha-based wines in the world, joined only by the Châteauneuf-du-Pape French red wines from the Rhone Valley and some premium wines from California. Secondly, Spain's top-level DOC classification is just one of two regions (the other is Rioja). And, thirdly, Priorat has turned from almost unknown on the international market into a producer of some of the most expensive wines in the world. The hot and dry vineyards in Spain are notable for their low yields, even by Spanish standards, the Priorat's yield is extremely low - on average less than 5 hl / ha (the average in Spain is 25 hl / ha). Yield is closely related to quality: the lower the yield, the higher the quality. The very low yields of Priorat wines are due to three main reasons: climate, nutrient-poor soil and the age of the vines.
In Catalonia, DO status was first created in 1999, and it became the first regional production area in Spain, which united all vineyards not included in any of the 11 existing DOs at that time. The capital of Catalonia is Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain with one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean. Its seaside location has certainly contributed to the development of local winemaking. Catalonia has a wide variety of winemaking traditions. It is believed that the skills of viticulture were first introduced by the Phoenicians and Greeks around 400 BC. e. The Romans then expanded viticulture and the industry flourished until the Moorish occupation. Then the vineyards were abandoned or given for other purposes. Later Christians revived viticulture in the territories adjacent to the monasteries. Until the end of the 18th century, wine and spirits were among the most important exports in the region. Since then, Catalonia has established itself as a dynamically developing wine region.