Red Wine Constantini Muse Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon 2008.
The winegrower: The Humar Family.
Region: Goriška Brda, Slovenia.
Alc.: 15 % vol.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.
Ageing potential: 2017 - 2037.
Muse Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon has the bottle maturing capability of several decades. Over the years of ageing, the rich structure and harmony of aromas gain in complexity and elegance. The wine stays fresh, fullness of taste and vitality thanks to the micro-terroir and the natural production method.
A complex, full-bodied wine made from selected grapes of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grown in terraced vineyards. Muse is a blend that only matures in the best vintages. Naturally dried Merlot grapes are used in part.
Maceration 18 days on the skins in wooden vats. Wine is fermented with the grapes yeast. Fermentation is completed in barrique oak barrels.
Naturally dried grapes are fermented and matured separately in barrique barrels.
Maturing: natural maturing in barrique oak barrels for four years. The wine is not filtered.
Dark ruby red colour. Noble and intense bouquet. Complex aromas of ripe fruits, marasca marmalade, dry cherries, fine spices gradually develops into the leather aromas. The wine feels harmonious, mineral and elegant. A well-structured wine with ripe tannins. Full bodied luxury wine with a pleasant freshness. Long and noble aftertaste. We recommend to open the bottle one hour before tasting the wine. The aroma is fully developed through the process of decanting.
Food pairings: Deer carpaccio with forest fruits, deer fillet in wine sauce, wild boar cutlet, beefsteak with porcini caps grilled over embers, mature cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 - 20°C.
Gold Medal Emozioni Dal Mondo, Italy.
Gold Medal Muvina, Slovakia.
Silver Medal Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, The USA.