Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone
Location: Debeli rtič and Hrvatini – Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone
Price: 8.49 €
Grape harvest: by hand, early October
Winemaking: Grapes are macerated for 12-16 days at a temperature of 25-29°C. After pressing and malolactic fermentation the wine is left to mature in large oak barrels and barrique barrels for at least 24 months.
Aging potential: 5–8 years
Colour: Intense ruby with soft brick-red edge
Aroma: Rich and complex, reminiscent of dried plums, kirsch-soaked cherries, undergrowth, soot, liquorice, white pepper, leather and herbs.
Taste: Rich, structured and ripe. The impression on the palate is of ripe dark berries and herbs. Sweet ripe tannins and a sophisticated hint of wood give the wine a nice long aftertaste.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Pairs well with red meat, game, semi-cured cheese, T-bone steak, beefsteak, spicy sauces, and so forth.
Opportunities: Lunch with friends, Socializing, Gift, Romantic dinner
Serving temperature: 16–18 °C