Deep ruby red color, with a stunning array of blackcurrant, blackberry and dried herbs that are layered with hints of black tea and black pepper. This Cabernet is a full expression of the vineyard, showing a real grip of acidity and mineral notes from the Los Lingues Estate. Tannins are solid and velvety, and come together beautifully, with a silky and balanced finish.
The grapes were picked in selected lots, coming from our Los Lingues Estate. The vineyards are biodynamically managed, with stringent water management to preserve the terroir expression. At an optimum yield of 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) per plant, the grapes are hand-picked and brought to the cellar for sorting. The Koyle team selects only the best clusters for this wine. In the tank, cold maceration (for aroma and flavor extraction) takes place over five days, followed by fermentation over two weeks at 75º-78º F (24º to 26ºC). Finally, warm maceration (to extract round and silky tannins) takes place. After this, the wine is aged in French oak barrels for twelve months. The final blending allows for a perfect balance between the expression of the Cabernet Sauvignon and the complexity from the Cabernet Franc and Petite Verdot.
This wine is ideally served with a classic carpaccio of thinly sliced beef, funghi risotto or even lamb chops come with mashed potatoes.