CABERNET SAUVIGNON

TASTING NOTES

Plaga Cabernet Sauvignon is bold, fruity and powerful, with a ruby-red colour reminiscent of young Italian wines. A complex aroma blends red fruits such as berries and plums, with hints of black pepper and spices. Oak-aging introduces memories of vanilla and coffee. Young, fruity and soft on the palate, a delicate wine with good structure, and a taste that is fresh, round and well balanced. A friendly wine with a long pleasant finish.

TECHNICAL NOTES

Origin: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon Chile Central Valley / 20% Cabernet Sauvignon Spain / 25% Syrah Italy Sicily / 5% Tempranillo Aged: Six months in contact with American Oak and French oak. Fermentation: 14 days with French yeast at temperature of 18 degrees Celsius. Alcohol: 12.8% Vintage: 2016

VINIFICATION

Plaga wines are made under the same parameters of vinification as prestigious vineyards in Australia, Chile and California. The fermentation process occurs under low temperatures using stainless steel tanks, pipes and pumps in order to preserve and extract the highest quality juice from imported grapes. In the stabilisation, clarification and filtration stages we have used only first quality enological products from overseas, assuring the quality of our product. The bottling process has been made in a special Italian bottling line to ensure a perfect seal and the correct evolution of the wine in bottle. Time, dedication and the most modern technology are an essential part of the vinification of each bottle of Plaga Wine.

OCCASION

A bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect compliment to a hearty meal, whether a rich and savoury beef rendang, a juicy rump steak or a spicy pasta arrabiata. It also combines beautifully with desserts, especially those made with chocolate and cinnamon.

DESCRIPTION

Plaga Cabernet Sauvignon is a modern red, bold, with a good balance between fruity and aging notes, like chocolates and species. A friendly wine with along pleasant finish. Color: Ruby-red color. Aroma: A complex aroma blends berries and plums, with hints of chocolates, black pepper and spices. Oak-aging introduces memories of complex toasted and coffee notes also some spices like vanilla. Palate: Young, fruity and soft on the palate, a delicate wine with good structure, and a taste that is fresh, round and well balanced.