Red Wine Korenika & Moškon Cabernet Sauvignon 2008.
The winegrower: Korenika & Moškon.
Region: Istra, Slovenia.
Alc.: 15 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon.
Maceration 28 days on skins. Fermentation: inox (stainless still), indigenous yeasts, malolactic fermentation with indigenous bacteria. Maturation: 21 months in stainless steel tank, 93 months in oak barrels, 6 months in bottle. The wine is unfiltered.
Ageing potential: 2019–2029
The wine is a deep garnet color. The bouquet is ripe and offers notes of overripe, dried fruit and the scent of the earth. It is somewhat reminiscent of the slightly oxidative notes peculiar to port. Not completely dry, bold, warm, even hot wine. It has an abundance of structure and extremely intense taste.
Food pairings: Venison. Also good by itself. To serve at 16 - 18 °C.