Cabernet Sauvignon - An elegant red wine from the famous house of Tasca d'Almerita in Palermo. A single vineyard wine that expresses the quality and longevity of the Regaleali Estate wines.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||In new French oak barrels for 18 months and in the bottle for further 6 months.|
|Bouquet||Flavourfull with wild berries, vanilla, black pepper and tobacco.|
|Taste||Complete, aristocratic, convincing, balanced rich with ripe fruit. The wine has a fine persistence.|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The family behind the House of Tasca d’Almerata has been active wine producers for many years. Today it is the 8th generation of the family that manages the 5 estates and 600 hectares of cultivated land with a clear focus on sustainability in all steps of the production processes.
The vines for The Cabernet Sauvignon grow on the top of the San Francesco hill, with a South-West exposure, at a 570-meter altitude at the Regaleali Estate near Palermo.
The grapes were manually harvested fully ripened followed by alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months and in the bottle for further 6 months creating a strong and austere wine with a multi-toned typical freshness.
Colour: Vibrant Ruby red
Longevity 10-20 years.