Wine region: Vipava Valley
Variety: 100% merlot
Maceration: 10 days
Maturation: 16 months French oak barrique barrels
Deep red colour with violet nuances. Matured aromas of ripe forest fruit, dry plums, jam with a hint of smoke.
Ready to be enjoyed today, but also suitable for aging 3 – 5 years.
The wine is made from grape variety clone R3 cropped on the terraces with best drainage.
The grapes are very well matured, grape tops are removed with scissors in beginning of August (at veraison). 10 days of classic maceration with two delestages. The wine is aged for 16 months in new French oak barrique barrels Vicard and Cadus. Controlled malolactic fermentation and 12 months of active batonaging.
Paring with food: Recommended with all kinds of meat dishes, venison and spicy dishes. Best enjoyed in a good company!