I described it as ‘bursting with energy and full of lively red fruit’ and having ‘a depth and intensity remarkable at this price’. Mas Martinet owner and winemaker Sara Perez, pictured here in summery mode, has described it as ‘an easy way to understand Priorat’, the appellation in north-east Spain, inland from Tarragona, that underwent a quality revolution in the 1990s. Mas Martinet was founded way back in 1989.

Mas Martinet, Menut, Priorato, 2015 Spain, Priorat