de Baguer Merlot- Cabernet Franc
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Colour, aroma and taste+
Dark, ruby red with purple note.
Fertility of merlot, mulberry, plum, red berries, strain interwoven with the herbal note of Cabernet Franc.
Elegant fruitiness is intertwined with herbalism and spicy green pepper with a long chocolate, coffee aftertaste.
The sommelier recommends+
Food pairing: Smoked salmon with avocado, fish, white meat with herbs.
Aging potential: to 20 years.
Temperature of serving: 14-16˚C
Wine growing area: Brda
Form of vineyards: terraced, included in the system of integrated production, grassed.
Vine training: single Guyot
Altitude: 80-250 m
Spacing: 4000 – 5,000 vines /ha
Age of vineyards: 10-30 years
Soil type: light – marl, sandstone
Climate: sub-Mediterranean, a mixture of warm sea air and influence of cold Alpine winds
30% Cabernet Franc
Harvesting: exclusively handpicked grapes
Fermentation: Merlot 100% in French barrique barrels, Cabernet Franc 100% in 350l oak barrels.
Maturing: All the varieties 100% in French barrels, 24 months »sur lie«.
Malolactic acid fermentation: Complete
Alcohol by volume: 13,5 % vol
Acids: 4,4 g/l
Residual sugar: 4,5 g/l