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CS 14 PRETTY GOOD
TILIA ESTATE 2014

WINE DISTRICT Vipava Valley, SW SLOVENIA

VINTAGE: 2014

VARIETY: 100 % Cabernet Sauvignon

VINEYARD: Potoce (1.1 ha, altitude 120 m a.s.l.),
6000 vines/ha, average plant age 10 years,
single guyot training system.

SOIL: flish/sandy

WINE YIELD: 50 hL/ha

HARVESTING: hand picked

BOTTLING: May 2015

PRODUCTION: 280 cases

WINE TECHNOLOGY: Bad vintage with low yield but very rich and well matured grapes. Combination of cold and warm maceration (together 8 days). Malolactic fermentation runs concurrently with the fermentation. The wine is aged for 6 months in big oak barrels with controlled macrooxidation. 

WINE CARACTERISTICS:
Alc.: 13.5 vol. %
Sugar cont.: 3.5 g/L
Acid: 5.8 g/L

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 15-17C

WINE DESCRIPTION: Modern red wine of a varietal character. Very clean palate and nose. Medium bodied, fresh, juicy with fruity notes of red berries and spicy cinammon notes.

FOOD AND WINE:
Recommended to be served with grilled fishes, poultry and with light, not too greasy red meat dishes.