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Galena

Galena
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Galena
Red wine Reserva. 12 months in oak barrels.

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Characteristics of Galena

Galena 2010 is a red wine from the Priorat prepared by the Domini de la Cartoixa winery.

The winery is located in the town of El Molar (Tarragona) and its name refers to the Carthusian monks of Scaladei that, since the twelfth century, cultivated the vineyards.

Galena 2010 is a blend of Grenache (35%), Cabernet Sauvignon (25%), Carignan (15%) and Merlot (25%). The grapes come from vineyards with fourteen plots where ecological agriculture is applied.

The development of Galena starts with careful harvest and manual selection of grapes. Once in the winery, fermentation and maceration of each variety occurs separately in stainless steel tanks. Subsequently, a soft pressing of the skins is followed by malolactic fermentation.

After the vinification process, the blend of different varieties is performed before entering the barrels, where the wine remains for 12 months. Finally Galena spends 24 months aging in the bottle before marketing.

Alcohol: 14.5%
Serve at 16ºC
Pairing
Wild pig, Aged cheeses, Mature cheese, Deer

Tasting notes Galena

A year with a very good balance. This vintage was characterised by the absence of water stress for the plants. Winter and spring were favourable in terms of rainfall and temperatures were slightly higher than usual. At the time of budding, there was no rain, so the vines developed in a suitable manner. The flowering took place in a clean way and the Grenache vines settled in an excellent way. Summer was characterised by cool and dry days, but also humid, which led to good photosynthesis and growth of the plants. During the end of the summer, before the harvest, there was still some humidity, which preserved the freshness of the soil and, consequently, achieving a gradual ripening of the grapes, perfect to retain the aromas and the good acidity. The negative factor was the rain during the harvest days. In short, the vintage has been somewhat atypical for Priorat, with wines that are less voluminous than in a normal year in the area, but with a good acidity that is reflected in the wines and that will keep them optimal for many years.
A year that started with some problems with the flowering but ended up being very good. Winter was colder and rainier than usual. Spring continued with days of low temperatures and a lot of water that delayed flowering and the consequent setting problems until the end of March, affected production. After a complicated year, when the summer began, the rains stopped and the temperatures rose, providing excellent ripening due to optimal rainfall during the year. The year has therefore been one of the best in recent years. Fluidity, acidity and concentration augur for a long life of the wines of this vintage.
Nose
Sight Intense cherry red base coat. Bright and unctuous. Nose Medium intensity and complexity with aromas of red fruit (candied plum, currant) and balsamic flavours. Notes of black spices, coffee and almonds.
Taste Fresh and silky entry, with menthol aromas and candied plum. Long, slightly bitter and astringent.
Sight Galena is an intense cherry red colour,. Nose Very complex aromas with lots of nuances. Balsamic aromas and black fruit dominates, with light touches of incense and black spices.  Taste Very fresh and rich on the palate, with powerful but smooth attack, and menthol aromas.
Sight Intense cherry red color, trim iodinated. Nose The aormas are clean and elegant, dominating the freshness and fruit maturity in black leather with light touches of citrus. It also blends, minerality with balsamic and black and sweet spices. Taste In the mouth, is a voluminous wine, fresh, intense and long, which highlights the maturity of the tannins are very subtle and elegant.

Ratings

  • Peñin 91
  • Peñin 91
  • Decántalo 91
  • Parker 90
  • Parker 90
  • Decántalo 88
  • Peñin 90

Ratings for the vintages from D.O.Q. Priorat

2016 --
2015 --
2014 --
2013 --
2012 Very Good
2011 Good
2010 Excellent
2009 Excellent
2008 Very good
2007 Very good
2006 Very good
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Very good
2002 Good
2001 Excellent
2000 Good
1999 Very good
1998 Excellent
1997 Good
1996 Excellent
1995 Excellent
1994 Very good
1993 Excellent
1992 Good
1991 Excellent
1990 Very good
1989 Very good
1988 Good
1987 Good
1986 Good
1985 Good
1984 Good
1983 Excellent
1982 Excellent
1981 Very good
1980 Satisfactory
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Production area D.O.Q. Priorat

Winery Clos Galena - Domini de la Cartoixa

Priorat is craftsmanship and tradition, old and robust vines that are grown and born deep inside the province of Tarragona. They are grown on slopes that are sleety with low fertility and difficult to grow in. In Priorat they produce great red wines of an excellent quality, a maroon colour, robust, dense and rich flavour, intense aromas and sometimes there are reflections present of minerals from the soils.

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Clos Galena is the result of constant work of a man of science, life projects of Miguel Perez Cerrada, a winemaker and lecturer who founded an estate in Priorat vineyard and built his own winery in order to produce unique wines.

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