Legendary Dracula – Draculea Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah 2017
- Variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Syrah
- Appelation: DOC-CT Dealu Mare
- Vintage: 2013
- Yield: 7500 kg/ha
- Oak aging: 12 months
- Alcohol content (vol%): 13,5
The wine is prepared entirely from grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, varieties coming from the Dealu Mare which is the homeland of red wines in Romania, the seventh largest country producer of grapes in the world.
WINE MAKING PROCESS:
Grapes were harvested on the middle of September by hand. Alcoholic fermentation in closed tanks with gentle cap irrigator, extended skin contact for 21 days. Malolactic fermentation and maturation for in Romanian oak barrels.
Rich in black fruits – cherries, currants and berries, intense and elegant, completed by vanilla notes; excellent length and structure. It is recommended to be served at 16-18°C, alongside with braised short ribs, mushroom stroganoff, Moroccan lamb dishes, gnocchi with beef ragu.