Dark, almost black ruby garnet, violet reflexes; Fine nose of nougat, intense dark berry fruit, fine woody spice, pleasantly coconut, hints of orange and dried plum, topped with fresh black cherries and some currant, attractive, fine bouquet; On the palate wonderfully dense, cherry compote, juniper, blackberry, fine roasted, dense and juicy, sweet berry confit, candied orange zest, multi-faceted, spicy mint and tobacco, rich smooth tannins, pithy, balanced and wonderfully persistent, dark chocolate, perfect balance, some gingerbread spice and Plums in a very complex finish;
A very big wine, substantial, drink-stimulating with very much potential!
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Alcohol Content: 14 % vol.
Acidity: 5,4 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1,5 g/l
Quality Level: Quality wine, dry
Vineyard: Sandriegel, Martenhof
Soil: Sandy as well as black earth soil containing clayey silt with a high amount of gravel
Yield per Hectare: 25 hl
Vinification: Traditional mash fermentation in steel tanks at 30 °C, 20 days of maceration, followed by malolactic fermentation
Aging: 24 months in oak barrels (100 % new wood)
Allergenic: Contains sulfites
Serving Temperature: 16 – 18 °C
Drinkability: 2019 – 2028, ideal storage
Food pairing: Intensive meat and game dishes, aromatic cheese varieties