Red Wine Constantini Merlot Eminent 2011.
The winegrower: The Humar Family.
Region: Goriška Brda, Slovenia.
Alc.: 13,5 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Merlot.
Ageing potential: 2015 - 2025.
Merlot Eminent has the bottle maturing capability of 10 years or more. Over the years of ageing, the rich structure and harmony of aromas gain in complexity, elegance and bouquet. The wine stays fresh, fullness of taste and vitality thanks to the micro-terroir and the natural production method.
Maceration 14 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks. Maturation: Natural maturing in oak barrels (barrique) for two years. Wine is not filtered.
Dark ruby colour. A well-structured wine with the luxurious bouquet of cherries in liqueur and dry cherries with fine spices. Complex aromas are well balanced with pleasant acidity, minerals and ripe tannins. Full bodied and elegant wine. Long and noble aftertaste.
Made from selected best grapes from vineyards on terraces. In our vineyards bring out its potential with specific soils, locations and microclimate, making it into a smooth and structural wine a great deal of colour and flavours.
We recommend to open the bottle one hour before tasting the wine. The aroma is fully developed through the process of decanting.
Cold meats, red wine mushrooms, Florentine steak, wild boar cutlet, dumplings with game ragout, aged cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 °C.
Press Prize Emizioni Dal Mondo, Italy.
Gold Medal International Wine Contest Vinorum, Poland.