Cabernet Savignon / Vegan:
CATEGORIES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Nostre Terre Vegan
Cabernet Sauvignon / Vegan
VINE VARIETY: Monovarietal Cabernet Sauvignon
SOIL: Clayey, slimy with calcareous marl located around the 45° parallel north.
GRAPE CULTIVATION: Guyot-trained.
HARVESTING: By hand.
VINIFICATION: Grape pressing and destemming with maceration on the skins and controlled temperature fermentation with cultured yeasts, according to the vegan’s methods.
REFINING: In stainless steel vats. During ageing the wine undergoes several analytical controls to assure its integrity and the absence of animal traces.
BOTTLING: Cold sterile
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13%vol
COLOUR: Ruby red with garnet red tinges.
NOSE: Intense and elegant with fragrant herbal scents of pepper.
PALATE: Dry, balanced and elegant with good tannic content. The tannins are perfectly fuse with the wine, great nose-mouth balance.
INTERNATIONAL PAIRINGS: Falafel with tahini sauce (Greece) – Kerryann’s chilli with veggie (USA)
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 – 18°C
CURIOSITY: This vine comes from the Bordeaux area, able to give firmly structured wines destined to refining. According to the University of Davis it would be a spontaneous hybridization between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon. It is produced with strict respect of the vegan techniques certified by Certiquality.