Hatzimichalis Estate - Opus IB Cabernet Franc 2015
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Dry, Still, Red, Cabernet Franc, Ages well, 13% alc.
What if it has connected its name with amazing Cabernet Sauvignon. In the case of top Opus IB the estate Hatzimichalis uses cousin Cabernet Franc to give a truly unique wine aged with amazing herbal aromas of the variety to be framed by dark fruits, smoky and spicy hints. A rare in all aspects of wine.
The boundaries of the cardinal color, with nose has "opened" and unfolds a character similar to Cabernet Sauvignon, full of black fruit with more intense however vegetativeness green pepper, cedar, spicy spices and leaves wet forest. Dense, velvety mouth with tannins have softened after several years in bottle, balance of freshness and maturity of fragrances and long lasting aftertaste, complex and evolving. A wine with character, identity and shown great potential timescales.
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|Producer's Description||The cosmopolitan variety wonderfully adapted to the soil and microclimate of our vineyard, highlighting its characteristics.
Varietal Composition: b> 100% Chardonnay
Source: b> From the selected Vineyard "Gerakofolia" area of 52 acres, Sgarna position on the outskirts of Pale Mountain at an altitude of 120m., part of the privately owned vineyards in the Valley of Atalante. H average age of the vines is 20 eti.
Vinification: b> White wine fermented at a controlled temperature, 16 ° C.
Tasting Notes: b> Bright, light yellow color with light greenish reflections. Generous aromas of peaches whitefish alternating with tropical notes of mango and pineapple, complemented by the lightweight feel of wet stone that the ethos of the Vineyards 'Gerakofolia' because subsoil. The full, pithy and exuberant flavor balances perfectly with the 'elevated' acidity and alcohol content giving a delicious savory aftertaste with all diarkei.
Dynamic Aging: b> Enjoy within 3-4 early in life tou.
Serving: b> Enjoy the very chilled at 8-10 ° C.
Harmony: b> Serving seafood and seafood, grilled fish, grilled chicken, pork with white sauce, cheese soufflé, Shrimp, lobster butter sauce with pasta salads and soft cheeses.
|Intl Grape Variety||Cabernet Franc|
|Quality category||Κοιλάδα Αταλάντης ΠΓΕ|
|When to Drink||Ages well|
|Taste Character||Red dense with great complexity|
|Excellent match with||Φιλέτο με béarnaise sauce, μοσχάρι με κρέμα τρούφας και μανιτάρια, μπιφτεκάκια στα κάρβουνα, μοσχαρίσιο σουβλάκι με ψητές πιπεριές.|
|Good match with||Meat Beef Grilled, Meat Burgers|