- 58% Grenache
- 25% Carignan
- 10% Syrah
- 7% Cabernet Sauvignon
Esteemed wine merchant and importer, Christopher Cannan decided to purchase the Priorat estate of Clos Figueras in 1997 on the advice of René Barbier of the famed Clos Mogador and Spanish wine making great — Alvaro Palacios.
The 10ha vineyards comprise 20 year old Carignan and Grenache vines used for the Clos Figueras label. The remainder, planted in 1998, comprise 50% Grenache, 20% Syrah, some Cabernet Sauvignon and Mourvèdre provide the wine for Font de la Figuera.
Located on the schist slopes of Gratallops, a terroir responsible for the finest wines of Priorat, the vineyards are tended by the famous René Barbier’s team, that also looks after the vinification and the ageing of the wines.