Wine "AV cuvee" Pinot Noir-Kefesiya-Merlot, 2017
Reviews of purchase "AV cuvee" Pinot Noir-Kefesiya-Merlot, 2017
The wine is crimson-red with ruby highlights.
The fine, fresh, juicy taste of the wine has a light astringency, complemented by harmonious acidity, rich tones of berries, fruits and a persistent, warming aftertaste.
The elegant aroma of the wine contains tones of black berries and cherries, enveloped in a halo of spices, smoke and dusty earth.
The wine is recommended to be served with dishes prepared from poultry meat, game birds, pasta and risotto with wild mushrooms, vegetable stew, soft cheeses.
The line of wines "AV cuvee" from Alma Valley combines the influence of a unique terroir, professional and creative approach to winemaking. When laying vineyards in the Alminskaya Valley, specialists from France, Austria and Switzerland were invited, who identified 11 different soil and climatic zones that favor a vivid expression of the varietal characteristics of grapes. In the cuvee, each grape variety harmoniously complements each other, striving to find an idyll of blending. The label indicates the exact geographic location of the winery - the birthplace of the wines. Vineyards are read in black smears, soil properties in gold. Cartography expresses both mathematical precision and the flight of the artist's imagination.
"AV cuvee" Pinot Noir-Kefesia-Merlot is an elegant red dry wine, distinguished by harmonious acidity and rich fruit and berry notes. For the 2017 blend, three different vintages were used: Pinot Noir 2017, Kefesia 2018, Merlot 2017–2018. Fermentation took place at controlled temperatures in modern stainless steel and oak fermentation tanks. The finished wine was aged in French oak barrels for 8 months. The wine is ready to drink, but also capable of development for 10 years.
Fans of the Crimean wines can watch the birth of a new star of the domestic wine - Alma Valley. On the territory of Alminskaya Valley, about settlements Vilino and sandy stretch of 200 hectares of vineyards planted with many popular classic European grape varieties imported from nurseries in Germany, France, Italy and Austria in 2008. The main agronomist Nikolai crutch, enologist Thomas Doll and a team of specialists from Switzerland conducted a thorough analysis of soil, climate and environmental conditions to identify the most suitable areas for the different varieties. Half of the vines already bearing fruit and give dramatic results allowing to plan fantastic assambyazhi and rely on the possibility of obtaining the unique organoleptic properties of wines (such as "ice wine" Icewine).
Current production is divided into three price categories: the exclusive "special cuvée", the basic white and red wines "Alma Valley" and top "Alma Valley Reserve", as well as affordable, accessible to all table wines "Vilino". For their production, thanks to a major investment of foreign investors totaled about 40 million dollars was built ultra-modern factory. It is equipped with an automatic feeding grapes, a three-tier system of gravitational movement of wine materials, Italian and modern bottling line storage for 100 th. Dal with a view to increasing the capacity to 400 th. Dal. Technological equipment is distinguished not only the production of Alma Valley, but the vineyards themselves. For them, the drip irrigation system is provided, equipped with special meteovyshki to collect information on climatic conditions, rainfall, wind speed and direction, leaf-light, humidity and soil.
In 2014, the post of Director General was invited Andrey Grigoriev, known as the founder of the Russian project Wine, and his deputy was the wine expert Igor Serdyuk. Under the able leadership of the project Alma Valley should realize their highest potential and win the hearts of lovers of delicious high-quality wines.