Dominion Dracula Merlot 2014

Dominion Dracula Merlot 2014

£15.95

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

  • Variety: 100% Merlot
  • Appelation: DOC-CT Dealu Mare
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Yield: 7000 kg/ha
  • Oak aging: yes
  • Alcohol content (vol%): 14,5

ORIGIN

The wine is prepared entirely from grapes of Merlot variety coming from the vineyards located in Dealu Mare region – Romania, the seventh largest country producer of grapes in the world.

WINE MAKING PROCESS

The grapes are hand picked at full ripeness, the fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with re-circulation, at controlled temperature of 25° to 27° , for 15 days to preserve the fruity
characteristics of the wine. 40% of this wine is placed in Romanian and American oak barrels for 3-4 months.

TASTING

Dark ruby in color with aromas of black fruits and strong taste of coconut and vanilla. Strong flavors and elegant tannins, round and full bodied yet easy drinking wine. Smooth and persistent aftertaste.
It is recommended to be served at the temperature of 18-20°C accompanied by dishes based on pork meat, lamb, beef and grilled mushrooms.

Description

Dominion Dracula

THE STORY

Hot, endless whispers harvested from trembling red lips in the middle of the night tell the story of the cold, dark grapes blood rushing in the veins of those brave enough to indulge themselves into the powerful Reign of Legendary Dracula.

VINEYARD

Dealu Mare vineyards make up the most compact Romanian viticulture area (about 14,500 hectares). The climate is temperate continental with cold winters and hot summers, with average annual solar radiation of 125 kcal/cm², average annual temperatures of 10°C heat amplitude monthly average of 24°C and an absolute magnitude of extremes over 70°C.
An average of 2200 sunshine hours from which 1635 are in warm semester. The annual amount of warm and heat is over 4000 degrees. Annual rainfall is around 500-550 mm mainly in winter-spring period. Home of Dominion Dracula Merlot 2014 Romanian wine (Legendary Dracula).

WINEMAKER:

Stephen, an English wine maker known by the media as the ““Flying Winemaker” or “Wine Trouble Shooter”, started making wines in Romania in 1995. Old this time his wines won over 70 gold and silver awards from competitions such as Decanter, Rose du Monde, Mundus Vini, Mondial du Merlot, Mondial de Bruxelles and The International Wine Challenge, London.

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