Merlot

GI red dry oaked wine
Grapes: Merlot
Volume 750 ml
Alcohol 12-14%

The wine is crafted from Merlot grapes, cultivated at Fanagoria’s best vineyards located in the Taman peninsula. Technological peculiarities: hand picking, soft processing, fermentation at low temperatures. The wine was matured for 12 months in French oak barriques.

Colour: dark-red. Flavour: notes of red wild berries, bell pepper, vanilla, suede and spices. Taste: soft, with velvety tannins, notes of ripe black berries and fruit. Finish: long, spicy and berrylike.

Wine and food pairs: steaks, mutton and lamb dishes with spicy herbs, warm meat salads and cold appetizers, pastas under rich gravies, pizza, seasoned cheeses.

To be uncorked 30 min. before serving; to be served at 16-17 °С.


Wine review: Cru Lermont Merlot 2013.


Recipe: Duck breast under spicy cranberry sauce with red dry oaked wine Cru Lermont Merlot.

Awards

  • 2012 vintage wine – Wines of Kuban - Pride of Russia trademark holder
  • 2014 vintage wine – gold medal of Black Sea Wines 2017, category: red wines of 2014 and older vintages
  • 2013 vintage wine – silver medal of AWC Vienna 2016
  • 2013 vintage wine – ‘silver’ level in Arthur Sarkisyan’s Russian Wine Guide 2016
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