Kastèlt

Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva 2017

  • Tasting notes

    Of an impressive deep dark colour; sweet currant, plum fruit and cassis burst to the nose; herbs, earth and liquorice aromas are nicely intermingled in this elegant, full-textured wine; subtle but savoury on the palate, supple and with ripe, sweet tannins.

    Cellaring potential: 6 – 8 years.

  • Food Combination

    Roast beef with trimmings, lamb steaks glazed with balsamic vinegar and redcurrants, venison and game, mature cheeses. A wine for discerning oenophiles.

    Serve cool: 16° C.

  • Grape Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon from vertical espalier-trained plantings with approx. 5.000 vines per hectare.
  • Location

    Medium-rich morainal and gravelly soils.

  • Yielding
    45 hl/ha
  • Wine Making

    Fermentation with the skins in stainless-steel tanks with the temperature controlled at 28-30° C. The skins are constantly pushed down gently into the embryonic wine to extract the maximum colour, flavour and ripe tannins. The wine refines in oak for 18 months, 1/3 in barriques, 2/3 of the total in 35 hl casks. After bottling the wine goes through a bottle aging 12 months before releasing.

  • Analytical Data
    Alcohol: 13,5% Vol
    Total acidity: 4,9 g/l
    Sugar-free dry extract: 28,3 g/l
    Residual sugar: 2,7 g/l
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Selection / Kastèlt Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva 2017
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