Stari Podrum Cabernet Sauvignon

2012
Superior red wine
The wine is intense, red ruby colour. Deep, multi-layered scent with ripe, blackcurrants, blueberries and blackberries, interlaced with the notes of the mint, dark chocolate, coffee and cedar.
Stari Podrum Cabernet Sauvignon

Description

Year of manufacturing 2012
Wine variety Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol 14.5%

The wine is intense, red ruby colour. Deep, multi-layered scent with ripe, blackcurrants, blueberries and blackberries, interlaced with the notes of the mint, dark chocolate, coffee and cedar. On taste, sweetish, succulent and full, with the pleasant taste of prune, blueberry and mild touch of spicy tones. Well balanced with vibrant acid and long, fruity aftertaste.


Serving

Temperature: 18-20 C
Glass:


Pairing with a food

With the dishes, made of veal, young beef and lamb meat under the ‘bell’ or stewed meat , prepared with the creamy sauces or with the spices, such as: rosemary, basil and thyme.


Awards

2018

Stari podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Gold medal, Vino Ljubljana

Stari podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Silver medal, Mundus Vini

Stari podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Bronze medal, Decanter Asia World Wine Awards

Stari podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Bronze medal, BIWC, Sophia

2017

Stari Podrum Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Gold medal (95 points), Decanter World Wine Awards, Great Britain

Technical characteristic

Harvest

The harvest 2012 was very successful. The weather conditions were very favourable, resulting in the extraordinary quality of the yield. The yields were considerably reduced due to the application of the proper agrotechnical measures. The grapes were in the excellent health condition, with good phenolic ripeness and optimum ratio of sugar and acids.

Vineyard

VITICULTURAL AREA Podgorica subregion, Montenegrin basin of Lake Skadar
LOCATION Ćemovsko polje, microlocality: Šipcanik
EXPOSITION south
SOIL extremely skeletal, fluvio glacial sediments
PLANTING DENSITY 2.80×0.90 m
CULTIVATION 2.6×0.70 m

AVERAGE AGE OF GRAPEVINES 10 years

Technical information

GRAPE VARIETY Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
YIELD 6–8 t/ha
HARVEST TIME the first half of September
HARVEST METOD manual
VINIFICATION vinification in the inox tank – in fermenter

TEMPERATURE OF FERMENTATION 23–25°C
DURATION OF FERMENTATION 15 days

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION inoculation with bacteria
AGING in French oak barriques for 1 year, in oak big barrels for 2 years and then in the bottle for 1 year
DURATION OF AGING 4 years
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS alcohol14,5 vol%, pH–3.56, total acids –6.12 g/l