Red Wine Merlot 2013 - Kabaj, Goriska Brda, Slovenia.
The winegrower: The Kabaj Morel Family.
Region: Goriška Brda, Slovenia.
Alc.: 13,5% vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Merlot.
Maceration takes place for 30 days in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container (inox), wood and concrete. Maturation 4 years in oak 225 l. barrels (French oak) and additional 6 months in the bottles.
Ageing potential: 2018 - 2028.
Characteristics: The color is deep ruby. The bouquet offers both youthful and mature notes. It smells of ripe dark red and black fruits and chocolate with a hint of wood.
The wine is dry in the mouth with a velvet texture and flexible tannins.
Very intense and fruity character but still you can feel elegant freshness.
Food pairings: Good for steak, game terrine or roasted duck. Also goes well with pasta, risotto and matured cheeses. Serving temperature: 14 - 16° C.