Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot & Cabernet Franc, Chateau Nico Lazaridi, Magic Mountain, Drama 2007

magiko_bouno_erithro_2008-fiali Type of wine: Dry Red Wine.Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Drama.

Varietals: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Cabernet Franc.

Production Area: Northern Greece, in Macedonia, at the local communities of Agora, Pigadia, Adriani, in the valley and the low hills on the South-East of Drama town.

Vineyards: Linear planting, north-south orientation. Gently sloping vineyards, with sandy-clay soils of average composition.

Harvest: September.

Vinification Method: Classic red wine vinification with a long extraction, followed by 16-18 months in new French oak barrels and 18-24 months in the bottle in ideal cellarage conditions.

Analytical Data:
Alcohol: 13,5%
Total Acidity: 6,00g/l
Residual Sugar: 3,30 g/l
pH: 3,56

Tasting Notes: Intense, deep red colour. Rich and well structured palate with aromas of red forest fruit in a perfect combination of spices, which blend with the aromas of the barrel. A noble, dense and complete wine with rich character, delightful complexity and ripe tannins.

Aging: Will respond well to aging for up to 10-15 years after harvest.

Perfect Pairing: With red meat dishes in intricate sauces, game birds and other game meat and ripe spicy cheeses.

Serving Temperature: 18-20oC