Red Wine Augustus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016
Red wine from Penedès. Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot aged in French oak barrels for 11 to 18 months.
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Produced by Celler Avgvustvs Forvm, Augustus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot is made from a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Merlot. Both varieties come from vineyards planted not far from the Mediterranean sea, following the old Via Augusta, Spain's most important Roman road.
Separately harvested and vinified, after a 13 day skin maceration both musts were fermented. Then, the Merlot wine was aged for 11 to 17 months, and the Cabernet Sauvignon wine was aged for 18 months, both of them in 300-litre French oak barrels.
After that, this Spanish red wine from Penedès was gently clarified and delicately filtered.
Finally, Augustus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016 was aged for a further 12 months before its commercial release.
6,525 bottles produced.
The wine Augustus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot has a bright, clean, intense cherry colour with a garnet rim.
This bold Crianza red wine from Penedès is intensely aromatic, with aromas of ripe red fruit, alongside hints of spices, flowers, menthol and balsam. This blend of Cab. Sauvignon and Merlot shows an excellent balance.
Intense notes of meaty red and black fruit, combined with some lactic and spicy aromas, touches of liquorice and some earthy and toasted remembrances. This Penedès red wine wine of the Avgvtvs Forum winery has a very good acidity, some ripe tannins and long, fruity finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The perfect companion of red meat dishes, Augustus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016 is both complex and joyously drinkable.
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|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||10 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||11-18|
|Percentage of variety||Cabernet Sauvignon 58%, Merlot 42%.|
|Pairings||Bull meat, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Duck, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Hamburgers , Paté, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Sheep´s cheese, Steak Tartare, Stew, Stews|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion|