Screw cap, but unchanged label. Reductive – vinuos beginning, introduction to red fruit, floralfirecracker that explodes and turns into a dirt beetroot aromatic complexity. In the mouth freshness, grapefruit-raspberry-colored coat is lost in the middle of minerality, long aftertaste.
Fruitiness and softness of merlot, strength and sharpness of tannic cabernet sauvignon, cherry and pepper syrah hide behind teran. Freshness, fruitiness raspberry and violet flowers dominates this Rose.
Wine: Rubi Rosé
Variety: Teran 70%, Syrah 10%, Merlot 10%, Cabernet sauvignon 10%
Region: South Istria
Position: 100% Cuf near Šišan, Pula, altitude 50-55 m, SSW exposition, sunny the whole day, very airy. A deep profile of the Istrian red, occasionally skeletoid soil, excellent chemical and mineralogical characteristics, presence of natural humus
Growing form: one sided Guyot
Yield: 1,5 – 2,0 kg/vine
Harvest time: mid-September 2013th
Vintage: 2013, vintage excellent, excellent yields. Dry August, not too hot, cold night. Perfect for aromatic complex wines.
Vinification: Careful crushing of the grapes, separating the stems. Pressing, fermentation under controlled conditions (14°C). After fermentation method sur lie ‘and’ batonage ‘, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation.
Aging: Bottled 45-60 days
Pairing (recommendations): Aperitif? Sure! When you do not know which wine to match with the food you selected, Rubi Rose is always a great choice. And it works best with seasonal cold meat salads (duck, goose, pigeon, beef) with red fruits or red fruit vinegar, marinated raw blue fish, Istrian prosciutto, fried anchovies and rye bread.
Glass: Type Riedel Malvasia or similar
Serving temperature: 8 – 10ºC
Specifications: Alcohol: 12.0% vol; Acid: 7.3 g / l; unfermented sugar: 1.9 g / l; pH: 3.4; extract: 18.5 g / l
Packaging: 6 bottles