Wine Domini de la Cartoixa, "Crossos", Priorat DOQ, 2013
Reviews of purchase Domini de la Cartoixa, "Crossos", Priorat DOQ, 2013
The wine shows a rich red-cherry color.
The wine has an intense, balanced flavor, buttery texture in the background reveals the expressive notes of ripe fruit, spicy accents of pepper and herbal notes. Long fresh finish.
Generous, open wine flavor abounds fruity notes, notes of black fruit and spicy touches of thyme and balsamic vinegar. Decorated with a bouquet of hints of orange peel.
Experts recommend apply this wine for pasta, rice, sausages, meat dishes and game. It also goes well with pates, vegetables, fish and cheese.
Expressive red wine Domini de la Cartoixa, "Crossos" is Spanish wine region of Priorat. It is created from a blend of varieties Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, grown in the best areas of company Domini de la Kartoiksha. Each variety is fermented separately and maceration in stainless steel tanks. After soft pressing the must is mixed and sent to the malolactic fermentation in oak barrels where the wine is aged 6 months.
"Krossos" has won many awards. In particular, the 2013 vintage was awarded the Gold Medal competition Mundus Vini 2015.
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).