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Wine and chocolate

Wine and chocolate

An invigorating and rich wine for an extravagant marriage with chocolate.

Colour, aroma and taste

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Colour: dark ruby red with purple reflections

Aroma: wild cherry and plum jam, vanilla and dark chocolate

Taste: full-bodied, warm and silky with a long and velvety finish

The sommelier recommends

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Food pairing: dark chocolate

Aging potential: up to 2 years

Serving temperature: 16-18 °C.

Production method

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Origin

Wine growing area: Brda
Position: SW, SE
Vineyard shape: terraced
Altitude: 80 – 350 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Spacing: 5,000 vines/ha
Age of vineyards: 10 – 25 years
Soil type: clay
Climate: sub-Mediterranean, a mixture of warm sea air and the influence of cold Alpine winds

Grapes
Variety: 100 % Merlot

Harvesting: exclusively handpicked grapes, grapes are gathered in wooden crates, where left for  2 months

Vinification
10 – 15 days at T= 25˚C
Fermentation
100% in French and American barriques
Maturation
100 % in French and American barriques, 24 months »sur lie«
Malolactic fermentation (MLF): 100%

Parameters

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Vintage: 2009
Alcohol by volume: 14,5% vol
Acids: 5,05 g/l
pH: 3,68
Residual sugar: 8,9 g/l

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