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Okusi Istre Kabernet

Year: 2013
Alcohol: 13 %
Sugar content: Dry
Okusi Istre Kabernet
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Soil type: Flysch, sandy loam soil 
Location: Sečovlje, Ankaran 
Grape harvest: Machine harvested and hand-picked at the end of September, beginning of October
Winemaking: For the making of this wine, destemmed grapes are macerated from 6 to 10 days. Following the alcohol fermentation and biological deacidification, the wine matures partially in stainless steel vats, and partially in large wood barrels.
Colour: The wine has an intense ruby red colour with shades of brick-red.
Aroma: Ripe notes of red fruit, cherry brandy, forest undergrowth, leather, and green pepper.
Taste: An entire range of ripe forest fruits lies in this pleasant, soft taste, which is nicely balanced with tannins and a beautifully ripe finish.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Meat dishes, game meat, sheep and goat meat, hard cheeses with stronger sauces. 
Opportunities: Lunch with friends, Socializing, Picnic
Serving temperature: 16–18 °C