PROTECTED DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: DOC-CMD Mehedinţi-Stârmina

CELLAR: The wine is produced and bottled at Starmina Castle – Vinarte Winery

CLIMATE: Temperate-Continental with Mediterranean influences
SOIL: argillaceous-alluvial with rubble, sand and marls sediments

VARIETY: Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot

ALCOHOL: 12,50% vol.

RESIDUAL SUGARS: 4-5 g/lt.

 

VINIFICATION

Manual harvesting in plastic crates. After destemming and crushing, the must cooled then strained in membrane grape crushers, at low pressures. The fermentation is separate for each variety and it takes place in stainless steel vats at an automatically-controlled low temperature (approximately 17 ºC).

TASTING NOTES

Appearance: clear bright rose corai with somon shades.

Nose: A tipycal for wine for its category, cheerfull and relaxed, less sobre – with little red fruits but as well with subtle dry spices in the middle.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:  the optimum serving temperature is 12 ºC. One may serve it with seafood, salmon, red tuna, large crustaceans, fresh cold cuts.

AGING POTENTIAL: one may drink it fresh or slightly aged (1-2 years), the latter giving it a complex bouquet.