Cabernet Merlot “Haut de gamme” LX (2016 harvest) dry aged red category
Wine is produced by the technology of whole berries fermentation in 100-year-old oak vinificators, and aged during 18 months in new French barriques with ceramic firing.
This wine was made in honor of the 60th anniversary of founder of family winery Kolonist Ivan Plachkov.
In May 2019 Cabernet Merlot LX was awarded with honorary "Commended" by the judges of one the most influential competition "International Wine Challenge" which takes place annually in London.
Taste: elegant and deep taste with silky tannins and a rich aftertaste
Aroma: complex aroma with dominant tones of maturing (coffee and saffian), cherry, dried fruit and pear notes.
The potential of aging in the bottle: 7-9 years from the vintage year
Serving temperature: from+16 to +18 °С
The best form of glass for this wine: tulip (450-610 ml)
The nutritional value in grams per 100 grams: proteins – 0; fats – 0; carbohydrates – 0.3. NO GMO
Energy value: 80 kcal / 100g. Alcohol: 13.5 % vol.
Circulation: 3 500 bottles
Sunny days: 315 days.
Precipitation: 418 mm.
Story of this wine
The best form of glass
The best form of glass for this wine – tulip class Bordeaux (450-700 ml)
Aroma and taste
Rich with tones of mulberry, prunes and smoky notes
Aging potential in a bottle
Recommended for 7-9 years of bottle aging. Bottles with wine should be stored horizontally
Aged for 18 months in new French 100-year-old oak barriques
Energetic with the soul of the winemaker
Kolonist are people
Cabernet Merlot Large collection bottles
Cabernet Merlot "Haut de Gamme" by Kolonist winery, Ukraine
Wine is produced from grape varieties Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot from TM “Kolonist” own plantations.
Wine has complex aroma with dominant tones of maturing (coffee and saffian), cherry, dried fruit and pear notes. It has a harmonic and deep taste with silky tannins and a rich aftertaste.
This wine could be served alone and it will gradually develop in the glass; or perfectly complements meat dishes.
Grapes are grown in Danubian Bessarabia (the south-western part of the Odessa region).
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