Red

2005 Domini de la Cartoixa Priorat Clos Galena

Grenache Blend

  • Spain
  • Catalunya
  • Priorat
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Community Tasting Notes 35

  • WineDoctors wrote: 93 points

    August 23, 2020 - Ruby to garnet. Color to rim. plum evolves to stewed fruits. High impact wine with roasted Hatch chiles and potatoes, brussels sprouts and moroccan chicken.

  • PVJC wrote: 89 points

    March 15, 2019 - Super oaky

  • Rydis wrote: 91 points

    March 8, 2018 - really liked the wine, great with a deer steak and potatoe gratin
    Ripe and ready to dring, still a lot of taste but has rounded up without loosing distinctness

  • beatles wrote: 91 points

    January 5, 2018 - Entering maturity, though still a dark master; minerality, intensity here, concentrated, but not overdone. Fruit is still primary, dark and sweet. Will live 5+ years, though no harm in drinking it.

  • eporres wrote: 89 points

    November 6, 2017 - Smoothed out, mellow, not as biting

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Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    September/October 2008, IWC Issue #140 (link)

    (Domini de la Cartoixa Clos Galena Priorat) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    A Blind Wine Tasting of Priorat Wine, Episode #680, 5/20/2009 (link) 90+ points

    (Clos Galena Clos Galena) #2; (tasted blind); VaynerPAZZZ; COLOR-dark; NOSE-by far, the biggest nose; candied grenadine meets pomegranate; I feel like I went through a pomegranate car wash; very inky; get a little funktafied (like a pig farted); PALATE-very big and complex; big, big tannins; will last 15-25 years easy; this could be a superstar wine; Ian may have slipped in a $100 wine here; bombastic; tannin structure; this wine is borderline angry -- I feel like it's drinking me; the Oak monster is here, but high cocoa count dark chocolate; heavy pomegranate flavor; black & green tea flavors coming through; leather; this is very complex wine; this wine is too young right now; drinking window is 5-25 years; a superstar wine for New World lovers; JM-95; GV-90+

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domini de la Cartoixa
  • Varietal Grenache Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Clos Galena
  • Country Spain
  • Region Catalunya
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Priorat

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 199 (47%)
  • Consumed 225 (53%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Braised lamb, lamb stew

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