Legend of Dracula Pinot Noir 2014

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Legend of Dracula Pinot Noir 2014

£11.45

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

  • Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
  • Appelation: Dealurile Munteniei GI
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Yield: 4800 kg/ha
  • Oak aging: no
  • Alcohol content (vol%): 13,0
  • Alcohol content (vol%): 14,5

ORIGIN: 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: Grapes were harvested on the first days of September at full maturity. The grapes were destemmed without crushing followed by 48 hours cold soaking. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation at about 22°C occurred in stainless steel closed tanks with gentle cap management by punching down the skin. Wild malolactic fermentation.

TASTINGBright red with an intense note of red berries and dark chocolate. Soft and delicate, medium body with some tannins and vanilla on the palate.
It is recommended to be served at 16-18°C, along with poultry, Bolognese pasta, Moroccan and Lebanese food, Brie or Camembert.

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Legend of Dracula

The Legend of Dracula begins in 1431, in Sighisoara, Transylvania, a region known for the picturesque beauty of the Carpathians.

Dracula makes a vow in order to become immortal and therefore becomes the most famous vampire who inspired hundreds of writers and directors.

Asleep for several centuries, Dracula returns to life, to tell his real story and to seek his lost love.

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.

WINEMAKERThis wine is produced by a famous Romania winemaker Aurelia Visinescu, known for her wines witch reflects the character of the wine variety with strong influence of the terroir. Her enthusiasm for winemaking knowledge and the story behind every harvest turned into passion which Aurelia has been nourishing for more than 20 years. Her native curiosity, the will to know and the experience achieved in time brought Aurelia international recognition.The wines bearing Aurelia Visinescu signature are special wines, with personality; they are made with care, dedication and artistry.

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