The oldest Syrah vineyard in Spain, planted in a field outside the Catalonian village of Darmos in the province of Tarragona, is part of the country's newest wine appellation. In November 2001, the Spanish government carved the Montsant Denominación de Origen out of the vast wine region of Tarrag-ona, which sprawls along the Mediterranean coast south and west of Barcelona and inland toward Zaragoza.
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