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Erzetic Aleksij Merlot/Cabernet  2009*Packaging may vary

Erzetic Aleksij Merlot/Cabernet 2009

Merlot /13.5% ABV / Slovenia

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Sweet-Dry Scale
Big & Bold
Food Pairing
Duck & Game Bird, Tomatoes

Product description

Red amphora represents a leap to the next step of our red wines. Variety compositions: Cabernet Sauvignon (50%) to arrange for taničnost, firmness, Merlot (50%), giving it a softness, juiciness. After 15 months of maturation in barriques (one third is new), matures 12 months in amphoras, where mature and rounded. The wine has a dark ruby red color with garnet hues, revealing signs of a long maturation. The nose intertwine odors of the mature red fruit, pepper, flowers violets, leather, tobacco, vanillin, and graphite. In the mouth it is still youthful, fruity (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, drnulje), but with a serious note does not quite ripe tannins which provide it with longevity and acids, which maintain the drinkability. In the long aftertaste coming to the fore notes of ripe fruit, especially plum or cherry jam with spices (pepper, cloves, cinnamon, vanilla). Wine and food: Amphora Red Erzetič recommend to beef steak in pepper sauce to grilled meat or wine sauce, the lamb and goat, venison, roast duck or guinea fowl, the mature hard cheese to dishes with tomato-based sauces and garlic . Ideal Serving temperature is 18-20 ° C.

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