- Variety: 100% Syrah
- Appelation: DOC-CT Dealu Mare
- Vintage: 2012
- Yield: 2700 kg/ha
- Oak aging: 18 months
- Alcohol content (vol%): 14
The wine is prepared entirely from grapes of Syrah 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:
Grapes were hand-harvested on Octber 3rd and 4th. Alcoholic fermentation in closed tanks with gentle cap irrigator for 21 days occurs in stainless steel tanks at 25-27˚C, the juice was pumped over the skin 5 or 6 times per day. Oak aging in 225L and 300L Romanian oak barques.
Bright purple red color, with a bouquet of fragrant forest fruits, spices, especially black and red pepper aromas. Velvety taste with long finish, strongly spicy with dark chocolate and cocoa hints.
It is recommended to be served at 16-18°C, along with lamb, grilled veal, game or spicy meat dishes. It is also a great choice for Moroccan and Indian food.