Lapor red 2016
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 80% and Merlot 20%
Vineyard location: terraces, south
Soil structure: marl, sandstone
Harvesting: Thinning the grapes when they start to colour, manual harvest.
Vinification: Fermentation with maceration for 14 days, soft pressing and pouring into oak barrels - barrique.
Maturation: 24 months in barique barrels
Bottling: 3000 bottles
Alcohol: 14,5 % vol
Sulphites: 33 mg / l
Serving temperature: from 18 to 20°C
Wine features: The wine is scarlet red colour and thick. The smell is very intensive, fine and rich. We can sense the smell of overripe and dried red fruit, especially berries. Besides, you can sense spices too ( juniper ). It tastes dry, warm and soft, fresh, fruity, rather tannic and tasty, balanced, intensive, pretty elegant and durable, harmonic, strong and appropriate.
Combining with food: It goes well with venison, red meat (roasted, grill ), dried meat, aged and spicy cheese.
Ageing potential: At the beginning the wine is good, but in years it will gain the harmony and drinkability. It will achieve its best after 8 years.