Red Wine Cultus Red 2017.
The winegrower: Matej Žvanut.
Region: Vipava Valley, Slovenia.
Alc.: 13,5 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: 43% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Pinot Noir.
Harvest: Hand picking, full matured.
Maceration takes place for 3 weeks in contact with the skins in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Maturation 15 - 24 months in oak barrels. The wine is unfiltered and contains a minimum amount of sulfites.
Ageing potential: 2020 - 2025.
Deep ruby-red colour with beautiful reflections. The wine has intense berry notes, plum and blueberry taste and a mild coffee note at the beginning. It is powerful, spicy in the mouth, with pleasant tannins and fresh acidity. Well-balanced and complex wine. This combination of strength and fruitiness is recommended for lovers of intense red wines.
The wine goes well with red meat (lamb, venison) or with matured mountain cheeses. Also good by itself. To serve at 16-18° C.