- Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
- Appelation: DOC-CT Dealu Mare
- Vintage: 2012
- Yield: 2700 kg/ha
- Oak aging: 16 months
- Alcohol content (vol%): 14%
The wine is prepared entirely from grapes of Pinot Noir variety coming from the Dealu Mare which is the homeland of red wines in Romania, the seventh largest country producer of grapes in the world.
WINE MAKING PROCESS:
The grapes were hand-picked at full ripeness, in the first decade of September and destemmed without crushing followed by 48 hours cold skin contact. Alcoholic fermentation occurs in stainless steel tanks at 24-25˚C for 14 days. During the skin contact period, few times per day the juice is gently pumped over the skin to give the wine texture and color.
Romanian oak barrel maturation.
Crisom purple color, with a bouquet of dark cherry and raspberry. Silky texture on the palate, with gentle tannins on the long, expansive finish; forest fruits and cassis fruit with some spiced oak nuances.
It is recommended to be served at 16-18°C. An excellent choice with grilled salmon, plain roast beef; roasted and braised preparations of lamb, pheasant and duck.