Ktima Kokotou, Cabernet Sauvignon, Red, 2014
Price: £14.40
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Type: Dry Red
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication Attiki
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Production: 5000 bottles
Origin: Kokotos Estate vineyards in Stamata, Attiki at an altitude of 450 metres.
Soil: Sand and clay, gently sloping
Microclimate: Sufficient winter rainfall and cool, dry summers
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest: First 15 days of September
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked and transported in small crates. Classic red vinification with fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 25-28οC. Maceration for approximately eight days.
Cellaring: Two months in French oak barrels
Ageing Potential: 1-2 years
Tasting Notes: Intense deep red colour with purple highlights. Herbal nose with aromas of plum and hints of liquorice. A medium weight wine, with good finesse and a bouquet of red fruit with floral notes. Well balanced in the mouth with good structure, supple tannins and good acidity.
Food Pairing: Makes a perfect match for simple, every day dishes, red meat, stews, strong cheese and charcuterie. Serve at: 15-16οC
Alcohol: 12,5% vol
Total Acidity: 5,7 g/L, as tartaric acid
Volatile Acidity: 0,35 g/L
pH: 3,20
Residual Sugar: 1,7 g/L
Free/Total SO2: 26/78 ppm