Producer: “Tierras de Armenia” C.J.S.C.
Origin: Armavir Region, Republic of Armenia
Harvest date: middle of September 2013. Hand harvested.
Blend information: Syrah, Montepulciano, Ancellota, Petit Verdot.
Bottling date: August 2014
Climate: continental highlands climate with hot summers and cold dry winters.
Soil: stony, heavy soil of volcanic origin.
Vinification: Grapes are harvested in boxes of 20 Kg. They are selected on double selection tables. Cold maceration is carried out for 5 days. Fermentation is realized at 26-28ºC for 20 days. Malolactic Fermentation is realized in tanks. After fermentation the wine is placed in Armenian and French oak barrels for 14 months.
Serving suggestions: Best served with red meats, lamb and loin chops.
Tasting notes: this blend has intense red color. One can feel elegant red fruits and berries’ aromas and some chocolate and vanilla notes coming from barrels. In mouth is elegant, very creamy, has good acidity and sweet tannins. It is very persistent.
Aging potential: ready for immediate enjoyment.
Best before: 2019 (Five years after bottling)
Ideal serving: 16 to 18 °C.
Residual sugar: 1.8 g/l.
Producer’s comment: Complex and elegant. In mouth has good structure, complex and balanced with sweet tannins and well toasted wood assemblies.
Chief winemaker: Gabriel Rogel (Argentina)