Cabernet Sauvignon

2015

LA FORGE EST CABERNET.750

Cabernet Sauvignon

750 ML

Regular Price: $16.99

Special Price $12.99

Product Description

Vines grow on clay and limestone soils with gravel. Destemming. Cool maceration for ten days with daily pumping over at the beginning of the maceration. The wine is very softly pressed with a pneumatic press. The first pressings are re-blended with the free run wine. Malolactic fermentation occurs in 225 liter oak barrels.

TASTING NOTES

This wine has intense scents of red berries, red pepper and tobacco notes underlined with cocoa and spicy vanilla aromas. A full-bodied wine with smooth tannins, ripe cherries, vanilla and spice, which linger on the long finish. Pairs well with warm salads, meat casseroles, barbecued beef and lamb dishes, including lamb stew. Hard cheeses are also perfect companion for this wine.

Details

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Region Description:

A common name for the varied array of vineyards of southern France spreading from Marseille to the Spanish border. Languedoc-Roussillon lies on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and is Frances most valued wine region in regards to volume of wine produced. Most of the vines in the region are planted on flat alluvial plains. The climate of region is Mediterranean in all areas except for the far western limits. The main Grape of region is the Carigan with Grenache close behind it. The main white variety is the chardonnay.