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Organic

Formiga de Vellut

A Nobel Prize wine
Organic
75 cl.
2021
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Details
Alcohol 14.50%
Production area Catalonia
Designation D.O.Q. Priorat
Contains sulphites
Varieties 60% Garnacha Tinta, 20% Cariñena, 20% Syrah
Service 17.0
Volume 75 cl.
Tasting notes

Red wine Aged in wood Organic. 9 months in French and American oak barrels.

Formiga de Vellut 2021 is a red wine that stands out for its elegant freshness and well-defined structure, thanks to its subtle barrel aging. On the nose, vibrant aromas of red fruits such as cherries and raspberries are perceived, complemented by a hint of soft spices. On the palate, it offers a fluid and concentrated texture, with softened tannins that enhance its impeccable maturity. This wine is ideal for those who appreciate complex flavors and distinctive freshness.                      

Style Formiga de Vellut
Fruity
Spicy
Young
Barrel
Light
Body
Pairing
Charcuterie, Foie-gras, Red meat

About Formiga de Vellut

Formiga de Vellut is a red wine from D.O Priorat produced by Clos Galena-Domini de la Cartoixa. This is a blend of Garnacha Tinta, Cariñena and Syrah.

The vines where Formiga de Vellut is produced, orignate from completely organic methods under the protection and stamp of approval by the Consell Català de la Producció Agrària Ecològica (CCPAE).

The harvest is completed by hand with a selection of only the best grapes from the same vineyard.

On arrival to the winery, the grapes for Formiga de Vellut, each variety is fermented separately at a constant 22ºC for one week.

Subsequently, the grapes are macerated at 28ºC and the must is filtered by a gentle press.

Finally the blend is made and Formiga de Vellut remains in French (80%) and American (20%) for 9 months before being bottled.

Domini de la Cartoixa, also known as Clos Galena, is a projected dreamed up by Miguel Pérez Cerrada, a university professor with a huge passion for wine. Toni Coca, a well-known oenologist applies his knowledge to help the winery.

2021

Formiga de Vellut 2021 is a red wine that stands out for its elegant freshness and well-defined structure, thanks to its subtle barrel aging. On the nose, vibrant aromas of red fruits such as cherries and raspberries are perceived, complemented by a hint of soft spices. On the palate, it offers a fluid and concentrated texture, with softened tannins that enhance its impeccable maturity. This wine is ideal for those who appreciate complex flavors and distinctive freshness.                      

2019

Formiga de Vellut 2019 is a sophisticated and intricate red wine. The bouquet reveals a plethora of nuances, including spices and an array of red and black fruits. On the palate, it is robust and velvety, with ripe and vibrant tannins. It culminates in a meaty finish. 

2016 Formiga de Vellut 2016 is an intense red wine which expresses itself with frankness. This vintage highlights the surprising balance between the aromas of ripe red fruit, the toasted notes of ageing and the mineral notes of the terroir.
2013 Delightfully fresh and fruity, this wine showcases refined and ripe tannins. It culminates in a prolonged and lingering finish.

It boasts a cherry-red hue with violet undertones.

Ripe sweet fruit with hints of red cherries and subtle mineral overtones.
2012 Potent and fresh, fleshy finish. Mature and fresh tannins.

Intense cherry red.

Complex aromas and fresh red and black fruit with balsamic touches.

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