Cabernet Sauvignon & Sangiovese, Nico Lazaridi, Perpetuus, Drama 2007

perpetuus_erythro_2 Type of wine: Dry Red Wine.Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Drama.Varietals: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Sangiovese.

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

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

Harvest : Second half of September.

Vinification Method: Classic red wine vinification with a long extraction, ages in new French oak barrels of dense porosity for 16-18 months and remains in the bottle for 18 months in ideal cellarage conditions.

Analytical Data:
Alcohol: 13%
Total Acidity: 5,60g/l
Residual Sugar : 3,40 g/l
pH: 3,48

Tasting Notes : Intense ruby red colour. The vigorous aromas of small red forest fruits and violet, in perfect harmony with the aromas of the barrel. An intense, strong body, gentle and complex with lingering finish of chocolate.

Aging: Will respond well to aging for up to 12-15 years after harvest.

Perfect Pairing: An excellent match for shank of lamb with saffron, pork frame with grape sauce and game meat.

Serving Temperature: 18-20oC.