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Domini De La Cartoixa Formiga De Vellut Formiga de Galena Priorat 2016

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Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Formiga de Vellut means 'Velvety Ant', a tribute to the organic growing practices that allow ants to survive in the vineyard. Merche Dalmau, owner and manager of Clos Galena salutes wine for its place in the everyday life of family and friends as well as its importance in the special occasions of our lives. This is a beautiful blend of 60% Grenache 20% Carignan and 20% Syrah. Violets dance on top of the humid, wet slate nose. It is an elegant wine with red fruit and hint of spice on the palate. Powerful with fine tannins and a long, lingering finish. The 2014 was chosen to be served at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Banquet (800 bottles at that!) and I have no doubt the 2016 would equally welcome! They served it with saddle of lamb in pastry, potato terrine with Swedish cheese and cream, yellow beets, celeriac with salt, apple salad with rosemary flavored jus. Tasted May 2019 www.thewineloverskitchen.com




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Domini De La Cartoixa Formiga De Vellut Formiga de Galena Priorat 2016, D.O.C.A., Priorat, Spain Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. 344671 14.50% XD 750 mL  $25.95. November 23, 2012  Full Review

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