Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone
Location: Debeli rtič, Hrvatini – Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone
Price: 18.99 €
Grape harvest: by hand, mid-October
Winemaking: Perfectly ripe grapes are destemmed and macerated for up to 18 days. After malolactic fermentation the wine is left to mature in barrique barrels for at least 3 years. Then it is moved into large oak barrels, where it ages until bottling.
Aging potential: 10 years
Colour: Intense deep ruby with pomegranate glints
Aroma: Delivers aromas of ripe cherry, plum jam, green pepper, dark chocolate and undergrowth, evolving towards a sophisticated note of wood.
Taste: Rich and full-bodied, with notes of kirsch-soaked cherries, dark chocolate and tobacco. Wonderful, lingering finish accentuated by fine, velvety tannins.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Pairs well with beefsteaks and steaks, particularly if complemented by peppered and onion sauces, as well as truffles. It makes also a great accompaniment to game.
Opportunities: Lunch with friends, Socializing, Gift, Romantic dinner, Celebration
Serving temperature: 16–18 °C