Clos Galena

Cellar

Clos Galena

Appellation of Origin

D. O. Q. Priorat

Grape varieties

20% Cabernet sauvignon, 20% Cariñena, 20% Syrah, 40% Garnacha negra

Agriculture

Organic

Harvest

Manual

Crianza

12 months in French (90%) and American (10%) oak barrels

Alcoholic grade

14,5%

Bottling

May 2015

Production

3500 bottles

Manual harvest with rigorous selection of grapes from organic farming. Fermentation and maceration of each variety done separately in stainless steel tanks. Blend of different varieties before passing wine to barrels. After12 months in barrels, 24 months of aging in bottles to stabilized flavours.

Clos Galena is a wine of intense cherry colour, almost opaque.  It is well balanced and elegant with remarkable mineral aromas which express the Priorat “terroir”.  It has a remarkable complexity of ripe fruits turning into jam with interesting balsamic aromas combined with sweet spices and light mandarin.  It is a full bodied and complex wine with long and intense finish with pronounced minerality. It opens slowly, emerging a wide range of aromas and mineral soul of Priorat.

Clos Galena vintage 2012, received 94 points from Robert Parker and Wine Spectator.

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