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Galaxy 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

COLOR Deep garnet AROMA Cassis, boysenberry, and red fleshed plums with floral and white pepper undertones and a hint of sweet smoke. TASTE Juicy with a plush mid-palate and smooth finish. The muscular structure is well integrated with judicious use of new French oak. There is great aging potential here but drinks beautifully right now.

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Terlato Family Vineyards:
After 50 years in the wine industry, wine is still an inspiration for me. Every vintage brings an anticipation and excitement. After all, it’s a new birth. When I discovered Pinot Grigio in Italy, I was taken by its fresh aromas, its crispness, freshness and the way it paired effortlessly with foods. It was virtually unknown when I brought it to the United States in 1979. Not surprisingly, a... Read more
After 50 years in the wine industry, wine is still an inspiration for me. Every vintage brings an anticipation and excitement. After all, it’s a new birth. When I discovered Pinot Grigio in Italy, I was taken by its fresh aromas, its crispness, freshness and the way it paired effortlessly with foods. It was virtually unknown when I brought it to the United States in 1979. Not surprisingly, an entire nation of wine drinkers embraced Pinot Grigio for the same reasons I did. Today Pinot Grigio is the most requested wine in fine restaurants, and Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio is the quality leader for the varietal. The U.S. was introduced to a new wine, as well as a new level of quality from Italy. I still feel about it today the same way I did the first time I tasted it. When I tasted Syrah from the Rhone Valley, dense, rich and aromatic, it immediately captured my fascination as well. It was a wine that I knew could stand alongside the best of another classic, Cabernet Sauvignon, because the taste profiles were similar: dense, rich and aromatic. We have fashioned our Syrah along those same lines. Of course, like most wine lovers, I have had a lifelong love affair with Bordeaux, the aristocracy of red wines, a blend of classic varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Angels’ Peak is the first of three blends we will introduce. When my sons and I decided to become vintners, our winemaking team found the right soil, and climate conditions that suited our needs. We planted some vineyards, bought others and Terlato Vineyards was born. It is small venture, but a sincere tribute to the wines and winemakers who have inspired us for decades. I regard these winemakers as artists and dreamers. I know this is true because now I am a winemaker myself. I want Terlato Vineyards to stand among the finest wines in the world, with those crafted by my friends. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Galaxy

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065231,030
4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 01/14/2014

Tight and low on the nose with subtle aromas of milk chocolate and dried herbs adding detail to the vanilla and sweet black cherry core on the nose. The oak is well used here but does lend a notable baking spice quality, toasty and sweet to the nose. Rather cool and focused in the mouth, deep with fine acids and polished tannins supporting subtle blueberry and blackberry fruit on the palate. There’s a hint of herbaceousness that keeps this fresh and structurally this is rather crisp and focused with good length to the clear and bright blackberry black cherry toned finish. This is what you should buy in a steak house. 92pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065231,030
4.50 5
Vintage: 2008 01/09/2013

The nose here offers up an interesting blend of sweetness and earthiness with red currant fruit framed with notes of dried herbs, toasty oak, leather and earth. A little lighter bodied on entry than expected with a taut character driven by rather formidable, dry and yet not imposing tannins. The fruit here is fresh and elegant, with mulberry and plum edges. Acidity is well judged and the oak adds nice toasty spice and faint caramel complexity to the palate before receding a bit on the moderately long and lightly peppery finish. An understated wine and the kind of wine that won't make you stand up and take notice, but will be happily drained during the course of a meal. Refined and subtle. 91pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065231,030
4.60 5
Vintage: 2009 01/14/2014

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Clare Goggin Sivits
1066509633
3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 05/21/2012

Flavors of mulberry with a hint of spice. I also taste a bit of oak.


Snooth User: Michael C Butler
1066071624
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 05/14/2012

smooth & crisp


Snooth User: Kirsy
8805431,786
3.00 5
Vintage: 2007 09/26/2011

Rich bouquet of dark berries, tobacco, cedar and currant on the nose. Firm Tannins on the palate, with a silky coating on the tongue, taste of dark plum skin, and rich berries. This is a strong wine with a medium body. Would love to try it with a steak.


Snooth User: judgelog
34584868
3.50 5
Vintage: 2005 09/05/2010

OK, I bought this wine on a lark at a local merchant, and with the Top Chef moniker I thought that it was probably kind of a gimmicky brand and my expectations were pretty low. But I was really pleasantly surprised. Very nice nose, with blackberry, cherry and vanilla aromas. Silky tannins. Approachable and easy drinking, but with some nice complexities. Good QPR.


Snooth User: barclayloftus
3528720
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 01/28/2009

Really nice. Flavors of cherries and chocolate, with a bit of cedar. Good structure, and a nice silky finish.


Snooth User: smonnin
46868333
5.00 5
Vintage: 2005 08/18/2010

Five glasses


External Reviews for Galaxy

External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/12/2011

Top Chef, Bravo's James Beard Award-winning food show, selected the Terlato Wine Group to craft elegant wines that are refined, well balanced and food friendly. Deep ruby with hues of purple. Layers of cassis, cocoa, blueberry and hints of vanilla aromas. Rich berry flavors with firm tannins. This cabernet will allure you with its silky tannins and substantial finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 03/17/2013

Dark chocolate and bright red fruit aromas, with hints of tobacco.The mid palate has a rich texture, very well balanced. Notes of dark cherry and liquorish flavors on the mouth, with velvety tannins and a lingering finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 08/27/2011

Opens with time to reveal layers and layers of fruit. With time and air it develops ripe plum and oak spice layered with nutmeg, clove, and allspice. Initial notes of blueberry and allspice transform into tobacco, chocolate and mulberry. Will benefit from time in the bottle to reveal its full complexity, but is currently showing intense stone fruit flavors and a rich full mid palate with an intense grip of tannin.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 07/06/2011

WS 93 Pts - Tasting Notes - Opens with time to reveal layers and layers of fruit. With time and air it develops ripe plum and oak spice layered with nutmeg, clove, and allspice. Initial notes of blueberry and allspice transform into tobacco, chocolate and mulberry. Will benefit from time in the bottle to reveal its full complexity, but is currently showing intense stone fruit flavors and a rich full mid palate with an intense grip of tannin.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 07/06/2011

Supple and generous, with rich, full-bodied plum, blackberry, currant and black licorice notes that are rough-hewn but well-structured, ending with a pleasing, chunky fruitiness. Drink now through 2019. 300 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2007 Terlato Rutherford, Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2007 07/06/2011

Top Chef, Bravo's James Beard Award-winning food show, selected the Terlato Wine Group - owner of five premium California wineries - to craft elegant wines that are refined, well balanced and food friendly. Winemakers Notes - Deep ruby with hues of purple. Layers of cassis, cocoa, blueberry and hints of vanilla aromas. Rich berry flavors with firm tannins. This cabernet will allure you with its silky tannins and substantial finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2005 10/15/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2005 Terlato Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


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Tasting Notes:

COLOR Intense ruby AROMA Dark chocolate and bright red fruit aromas, with hints of tobacco. TASTE The mid palate has a rich texture, very well balanced. Notes of dark cherry and liquorice flavors on the mouth, with velvety tannins and a lingering finish.

COLOR Deep garnet AROMA Cassis, boysenberry, and red fleshed plums with floral and white pepper undertones and a hint of sweet smoke. TASTE Juicy with a plush mid-palate and smooth finish. The muscular structure is well integrated with judicious use of new French oak. There is great aging potential here but drinks beautifully right now.

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