Tarragona is the largest D.O. in Catalonia and it’s located south of Penedès. This wine region has a Mediterranean climate. The most important white varieties are Macabeo, Xarel.lo, Parellada, Garnacha blanca and Chardonnay. Amongst the black varieties are mostly grown Garnacha (Grenache), Mazuelo (Cariñena, Carignan), Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, etc.