Dry red wine
Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot , 10% Cabernet Franc
Geographical area: Oplenac area
Name of the vineyards: Cabernet Sauvignon 14,5 ha, Merlot 12,5 ha
Altitude: 250 – 350 metres above sea level
Soil type: Brown forest soil/ Vertisol
Alcohol: 13,5% vol
Bottle: 0,750 ml
The vintner's annotations
Dark ruby color, with purple reflection.
Fragnance is deep and lasting, made of fruity, spicy and earthy tones: dominated by blueberry, through scent of dried spices, in which you are provoced by unique scent of dried red peppers and up to distinct tones of a scent of autumn wood: humid leaves and fresh oyster mushrooms.
Wine is very extractive, full and rounded. Tannins are soft and warm. The tones of cornelian cherries, (sloe) blackberry, plum on a palace are melting into soft fruity ending. Rodoslov is the wine that vouch about vintage and origin of fragrances and flavors of cabernet, merlot and prokupac.
Excellent with duck, turkey, grilled and roasted red meat, lamb. Ideal with: roasted turkey (or duck), grilled meat, all kinds of liver, roasted beef, all kinds of steaks (expecially Wellington beef) and tartar steak; all specialties of young goat (kid) and lamb, red meats in dressing of red wine.
Excellent with black chocholate (more than 70% of cacao).
Temperature: 16 - 18º C
Glasses: for the full, circled and very mature red wines; size (volume)of the glasses allows proper mixture of oxigen and wine, as well as the right experience of tannins.
Note: it is required to decant for aeration; after five years of aging, decant to separate grouts.