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Kabaj Merlot 2014

Just a beautiful, classic merlot.
  • $74.00

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Primary Notes: Plum, Black Cherry Currant Bay Leaf

Secondary Notes: Vanilla, Chocolate

Tertiary Notes: Chocolate

Body: Full

Dryness: Very Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium +

Alcohol (%):

Origin: Goriška Brda, Slovenia

Maker: Kabaj

Grape: Merlot

Fermentation: Heavy Wood

Awards: Underrated

Decanting:

Serving Temperature: Best served between 14–16 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: Peking duck, Black lentil dal, Beef noodle stir fry

Western Food Pairing: Grilled steak, game terrine, mushroom risotto

Description

Kabaj Merlot

Kabaj Merlot is a beautiful, classic Merlot. Deep ruby colour. The bouquet offers ripe red and dark fruits with layers of chocolate and wood. The dry and full-bodied palate has a bright acidity, velvety tannins and a ripe fruity character. Dark plum, blackberry jam, red cherries and currant fruit coated with just the right dose of chocolate nuances. Elegant and fresh from start to finish.

100% Merlot. The grapes come from Kabaj's 15 hectares of local vineyards in the Brda region. 

Manual harvesting before 30 days maceration in inox, wood and concrete vessels. The wine ages for 4 years in 225L French oak barrels and an additional 6 months in the bottles.

Top tip: Decant for an hour before serving.

Ageing potential: 2018 – 2028.



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