ORIGIN: Vayots Dzor, Aragatsotn
GRAPE: a blend of Areni 85% and Hakhtanak 15%
HARVEST DATE: End October.
CLIMATE: Continental climate. Vineyards are situated at an altitude of 1.000 - 1.500 meters above sea level.
VITICULTURAL FACTS: Average of 8 tons / hectare of grapes production.
WINEMAKING: Hand harvested. Grapes are destemmed and crushed. About two weeks alcoholic fermentation and maceration with temperature between 26 to 28 C in stainless steel tank. The fermentation is stopped, when the natural sugar of the fruit has not yet dissolved, for a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.
TASTING NOTES: This wine opens with intense aromas of red berries and plum, the mouth is round and well-balanced, accompanied with a nice sweetness.
EXAMPLES OF SIDE DISHES: ideal for meats, chicken and cheese, but also as wine for all meal.
IDEAL TEMPERATURE: Serve at 18°C
WINEMAKER: Laurent Dubreuil
CONSULTING WINEMAKER: Jean-Baptiste Soula
DISTINCTION: Gold Medal - Prodexpo 2012, Russia