Lapor red 2017
Grape variety: 40% Cabernet sauvignon, 22% Cabernet franc, 22% Merlot, 16% Blaufränkisch
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: 4000 bottles
Alcohol: 13,5 % vol
Total Sulphites: 42 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 sensemediterranean spices too ( thyme,oregano ). 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.