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Clos Mogador

The estate is located in the municipality of Gratallops in the Spanish DOCa area Priorato (Catalonia). It was founded in 1979 by René Barbier under the name "René Barbier Fill" (Fill = son). During his studies in Bordeaux, the flourishing family company "René Barbier" in Penedès went bankrupt after the death of his father and became a multi Freixenet accepted. Due to the likelihood of confusion, Barbier changed the name to Clos Mogador (his wife's name) in 1997. He was one of the four winemakers who founded the success of the area. His great-grandfather Leon Barbier had already bought land in the Priorato in 1870. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards that are planted with Garnatxa Negra ( Garnacha Tinta ), Carineña ( mazuelo ) Cabernet Sauvignon. Pinot Noir and Syrah are planted. The as cult wine Traded red wine "Clos Mogador" is blended from mainly Garnatxa Negra with parts of the other varieties and matures in French barriques. The second wine is called "Clos Manyetes" from Carineña and Garnatxa Negra.

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