Wine collections

Saperavi

Range

Gitana Classico

Grape Variety

100% Saperavi

Type

High quality dry red wine

Vintage

2012

Vineyards

20 ha in the Valul lui Traian wine region, Romanovca village

Soil

Limestone textured carbonate chernozem

Vinification

Grapes are harvested by hand and the alcoholic fermentation takes place for 20 days in large oak vats.  Only indigenous yeasts are used. This allows a maximum enrichment of the wine, and also ensure a strong and well balanced body and color.

Refining

After the malolactic fermentation, decanting and aging in stainless steel tanks until bottling.

Tasting Notes

Color: intense dark purple to black color, with violet hues.

Aroma: The wine offers notes of cherry, rich and  complex.  Dark fruits and dry plums flavor, completed by shades of chocolate.

Taste: the wine has notes of pepper, cloves and dark fruits with a well tempered astringency, rich tannins and a pre-long fine post-taste.The finish has bold and chewy tannins with fruit yielding to leather.

Analytical data

Alcohol

13,5%

Total acidity (g/l)

5,8

Reducing sugars

4,0

Food recommendations

Well associated with lamb or venison, with fresh vegetables and ripened or semi-maturated cheeses.

Recommended temperature for consumption

18 ° C

Aging potential

20 years and more,  with a stronger taste of cream in its complex bouquet.