There is a region of Spain called La Vera which is known for its highly sought after Paprika. This Sweet Smoked Paprika is described as some of the most flavorful from anywhere in the world. The color is intense red and the aroma denotes smoky subtleties, and its flavor is refined and evolving, stimulating the palate in its proper measure.
It is even distinguished as a food with the Protected Denomination of Origin, as well. This status means that only paprika produced in this region can be called Pimentón de La Vera, and it is carefully monitored to make sure that it is produced the same way every time for the best product.