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Flashcards in Catalonia Deck (13):
1

Name 4 important DOs within Catalonia

Priorat
Montsant
Penedès
Cava
Emporda
Catalunya

2

Where is Priorat located?

Southwest Catalonia

3

Which Frenchman revitalized Priorat?

René Barbier

4

What is the name of the soil type found in Priorat? Describe it

Llicorella
Mix of black slate and quartzite

5

What are the 2 most important red grapes found in Priorat?

Garnacha
Cariñena

6

Where is Montsant located?

Almost completely surrounds Priorat; subregion of Catalonia

7

Where is the Penedès located?

Along the Catalan coast

8

95% of Cava production happens within ______.

Penedès

9

What are 4 grapes that are most commonly used in Cava production?

Parellada
Xarel.lo
Macabeo
Chardonnay

10

Which is the only Spanish DO that covers a style rather than a region?

Cava DO

11

Who was the "founder" of the Cava region and style?

José Raventos, of Codorníu

12

Name the two biggest Cava producers

Freixenet
Codorníu

13

Which Catalan subregion borders Banyuls?

Emporda