Wine Domini de la Cartoixa, "Formiga de Seda", Priorat DOQ, 2016
Reviews of purchase Domini de la Cartoixa, "Formiga de Seda", Priorat DOQ, 2016
The wine is golden-straw color.
The taste of wine - a rich, balanced. Oily texture generously fruity undertones, delicate floral notes and elegant nuances of minerals. Crowning chord flavor is long, fresh finish.
The wine has a complex, rich flavor, with notes of ripe fruit, light touches of citrus and delicate mineral touches.
The wine will be a good complement for the dishes of sea fish, seafood. It goes well with rice, vegetables, fresh cheeses and salads.
Dry white wine "Formiga de Seda" is created from a blend of varieties Grenache and Viognier. berries collected manually macerated at low temperatures for 5 hours. Then, a part of the wort is maintained on the sludge while the remaining part is fermented and aged in French oak barrels for 5 months. wine Aging potential 3 years.
On the wine label "Formiga De Seda" depicts ants (la formiga) - insects that benefit on farms practicing organic farming. They help to cope with small insects and provide natural ventilation of the earth.
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).