2016 Formiga de Vellut Priorat Tinto by Clos Galena Spain

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About the Wine

Are you interested and curious to armchair travel to NE Spain, about two hours west of Barcelona. This is a classic, elegant, and wildly interesting red blend that will capture your attention right off the nose.

Consider this wine with any meat dish or tapa.

Ageing: 8 months in French (%80) and American (%20) oak barrels.

Blend: Grenache noir (60%), Carignan (20%), Syrah (20%)

Tasting Notes

Formiga de Vellut has a complex aroma, where red and black fruits stand out, combined with balsamic and spicy notes.

On the palate it is full and powerful, with a fleshy and velvety finish, where ripe and fresh tannins come to the fore.