Conca de Barberà

Conca de Barberà

41°21'59" N


1°08'60" E




about this subregion

The Conca de Barberà sub-region, nestled in the heart of Catalonia, Spain, is a picturesque wine-growing area renowned for its unique terroir and diverse grape varieties. Situated in the northeastern part of Spain, Conca de Barberà boasts a captivating environment characterized by a harmonious blend of Mediterranean and continental influences. Its landscape is marked by rolling hills, ancient vineyards, and a rich history of winemaking.

One of the distinctive features of this sub-region is its varied microclimates, owing to its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding mountains. This diversity makes it an ideal place for viticulture, allowing for the cultivation of an array of grape varieties.

Among the most planted red grape varieties are Trepat, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Tempranillo. Trepat, indigenous to Catalonia, gives rise to delightful, fresh red wines with a delicate fruitiness. Pinot Noir, known for its elegance, thrives in the cooler areas, while Syrah and Tempranillo contribute depth and structure to the red blends.

On the white grape front, Conca de Barberà showcases Parellada, Sumoll Blanc, Garnacha Blanca, and Moscatel. These grapes give birth to crisp and aromatic white wines, adding another layer of diversity to the region's viticultural tapestry.

In the Conca de Barberà sub-region, the marriage of terroir and grape varieties results in wines that capture the essence of Catalonia, making it a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts seeking an authentic taste of Spanish winemaking tradition.


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Discover Terroir

The DO Conca de Barberà is located in the north of the province of Tarragona, in the region of Catalonia. Vineyards in the region are located at altitudes that vary from 350 meters to 900 meters.

Its climate is Mediterranean due to its proximity to the sea, but also receives continental influences from Lérida. It receives between 450 and 550 millimeters of annual rainfall and an average temperature of 13°C and 14°C.

The soils of the region are diverse, but the most important for winemaking are the calcareous and clay soils in the central zone, the fluvial soils at the bottom of the DO and the slate soils in the west.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Trepat, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Tempranillo

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Parellada, Sumoll Blanc, Garnacha Blanca, Moscatel

The Conca de Barberà wine region boasts a diverse array of exquisite red and white wines, each with a unique expression of the region's terroir.

For red wines, the most common varietal found in this charming area is the indigenous Trepat grape. Known for its versatility, Trepat produces vibrant, light-bodied red wines with a delightful blend of red fruit flavors, a touch of spice, and a refreshing acidity. These wines are often used for rosé and sparkling wine production, adding a lively character to any celebration.

On the other hand, when it comes to white wines, the Conca de Barberà region showcases the ever-popular Parellada grape variety. This aromatic and delicate grape is widely used in the production of sparkling Cava, a Spanish sparkling wine renowned for its crispness and elegant bubbles. Parellada wines exhibit a delightful bouquet of floral and fruity notes, along with a zesty acidity that makes them a perfect choice for those seeking a fresh and lively wine experience.

Both red and white wines in the Conca de Barberà wine region are a reflection of the area's unique climate, marked by warm summers and a Mediterranean influence, coupled with the varying altitudes that impart a sense of complexity to the wines. Whether you are savoring a glass of the captivating Trepat red or indulging in the enchanting Parellada white, the wines from this region are sure to captivate your senses and transport you to the heart of Catalonia's viticultural heritage.