Wine Domini de la Cartoixa, "Clos Galena", Priorat DOQ, 2015
Reviews of purchase Domini de la Cartoixa, "Clos Galena", Priorat DOQ, 2015
The wine is intense, almost opaque cherry color.
The wine has a deep, balanced taste with juicy notes of fresh fruit and a silky texture. Shades of chocolate, Mediterranean herbs, blackberries, exotic spices and coffee Arabica decorate a long rich finish.
Sophisticated, noble wine aroma shows tones of ripe black fruit, orange zest, vanilla, cloves, allspice, anise, balsamic and mineral tones.
The wine can be served with many dishes: rice, pasta, poultry, white and red meat, game, sausages, cold meats, stews, eggs, pates, foie gras, cheeses and savory steamed vegetables.
"Clos Galena" - now "purebred" wine unique region Priorat. For its production using berries with 5 small areas, trying to convey the overall composition the best qualities of each terroir. Coming strict manual selection, the optimum degree of maturity for fruit maceration are left for 21 days and then each variety fermented separately in stainless steel tanks. After blending the wine is poured into a one-year French oak barrels where is kept for 12 months. After filling the bottle in his left to mature in the cellars of the economy for another 2 years.
Vintage 2010 is the owner of two gold medals in prestigious competitions: "Decanter World Wine Awards, 2015" and the "Austrian Wine Challenge, 2014".
Vineyards Domini de la Kartoiksha are influenced by the Mediterranean climate, characterized by a lack of rain and high contrast of temperatures. The unique composition of the soil, consisting of volcanic rocks and the locals called "llicorella", gives the wines a strong mineral character. Another basic element is a mineral soil Galena, which is produced in the Priorat lands. It was he who gave the name of the winery Clos Galena and manufactured here wines. Sami vineyard terraces descending from the slopes of steep hills, lying at an altitude of between 50 and 500 meters above sea level. Currently, there are grown 5 grapes: Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Carignano. Productivity is maintained at a low level (0.5-1 kg per vine), and all the methods applied are based on the principles of respect and respect for nature, which confirms CCPAE certificate (Catalan Council of Ecological Agricultural Production).