The TOREN Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva is a dark garnet red, full- bodied, beautifully structured and harmonious wine. The complex bouquet develops an initial spicy tobacco note into fruity nuances of cassis and cranberry. The wine has a fresh, nicely accentuated acidity with a firm backbone of soft and ripe tannins. It is strong on the palate and persistent in the finish.
Grape varierty: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Production area: Niclara, frazione di Cortaccia sulla Strada del Vino. Southern exposure. The loamy sandy soil has a high limestone gravel content. Thanks to the sand, the soil warms up quickly, and the warmth stored during the day is passed to the vines at night. Their roots go down deep, so that grape maturity has a high degree of independence the year‘s weather. The wine derives intensive aromas of berries the limestone in the soil.
Vinification: The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are only used for the TOREN Riserva in years with perfect weather conditions and fully mature grapes. After harvesting, the berries are carefully destemmed and all foliage removed. Alcoholic fermentation occurs during a three-week maceration period. Malolactic fermentation takes place during the year the young wine spends in barriques. That is followed by a further six months for clarification in the stainless steel tank, before the TOREN Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva is bottled and allowed to mature for another two years.
Matching: Game, steaks and roast beef, mature cheese.
Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C.
Ageing potential: more than 15years.
Allergens: contains sulphites.
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