Red Wine Santomas Mezzo Forte - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Refosko.  Wine region: Istra, Slovenia. Vintage: 2018.

Santomas Mezzo Forte 2018

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Red Wine Santomas Mezzo Forte 2018. 

The winegrower: Ludvik Nazarij Glavina
Region: Istra, Slovenia.
Alc.: 14 % vol.
Sweetness: Dry.
Vintage: 2018.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Refošk, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Maceration about two weeks in contact with skins and seeds in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Wine is fermented with the natural grapes yeast. Matured in oak barrique for 18 months.
Ageing potential: 2020 - 2025.

The wine is deep purple in color. The bouquet is rich, ripe, smells like prunes and brandy. Woody notes and a slight pleasant hint of black pepper emerge. Warm, harmonious and lively seaside wine from the Adriatic coast. The wine has good potential and in 3-5 years will be no less interesting than it is now.

Food pairings:
The wine goes well with grilled lamb. Also great for chicken and duck dishes. Serving temperature: 14 - 16 °C.