Cabernet Sauvignon
Reserve 2008

Dry red wine

Year: 2008
Region: Tikvesh, Macedonia
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 13,6 vol%
Annual Production: 5000 bt

Color: Ruby red.
Aromas: Plenty of fruit (blackplum, blueberry, black berry), spicy aroma (cinnamon, cloves) and pleasant herbalnotes (mint).
Taste: Rich and full flavor with develop djammy notes. Aged in barriques for 24 months, the wine gained softness, balance and a pleasant aftertaste.
Residual Sugar (g/l): 4,4
Acidity (g/l): 5,7

Vinification: Micro fermentation in 5 tones stainless steel tanks with controlled temperature and pumping over system, prolonged contact with the skins for greater extraction of desired compounds.
Ageing: 24 months in Macedonian and American Barriques.
Ageing Potential: If storage is done properly in certain conditions wine will show its potential in the next few years.

At 16-18C with grilled steak, beef or lamb dishes, cheddar or gouda cheese.

Vineyard: 19 years old vineyard from The Vardar River Valley Region – Microlocation called Smolnik. The area of the plantation is with density of 4200 vines per ha cultivated in spur cordonesystem. Yields average around 8000 kg/ha.
Harvest: End of September 2008. The grapes are harvested by hand and placed in 20 kg plastic casks.

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