Cuvée Morel

Kabaj Cuvée Morel 2007

Kabaj, Goriška Brda (Slovenia)
Red (13%)
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
$45.95
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Our Notes: Bordeaux varieties have existed in Brda for over 200 years and are planted to the steepest and most exposed portions of the vineyards Grbunovo, Velika brajda, Jez, Neblo-vrh. With an average vine age of 20 years, grapes are hand harvested in late September, quickly transported to the winery, de-stemmed, and macerated in concrete vats for 2-3 weeks depending on each fermentation. Three years of barrel aging with careful attention paid to topping each barrel has resulted in a wine built to age with enough fruit and spice to make the 2007 the current vintage to drink now.

92 Points Wine & Spirits Magazine: From the compelling herbal aroma to the generously textured fruit, this melds the best elements of merlot (60 percent of the blend) with cabernets sauvignon and franc and a small addition of petit verdot (4 percent). It's as dark and savory as a digestif of herbal bitters, balanced by dark fruit that lasts with freshness. Decant it for venison or other robust game.

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