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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 went after the death of his father, the thriving family business "René Barbier" in Penedès bankrupt and was the multi Freixenet accepted. Due to the likelihood of confusion, in 1997 Barbier changed the name to Clos Mogador (the name of his wife). He was one of the four winemakers who founded the success of the area. His great-grandfather Leon Barbier had bought in 1870 land in Priorato. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards covered 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 shares of other varieties and matures in French oak barrels. The second wine is called "Clos Manyetes" from Carineña and Garnatxa Negra.

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