Wine "Alma X" Cabernet Sauvignon-Saperavi, 2018
Reviews of purchase "Alma X" Cabernet Sauvignon-Saperavi, 2018
The wine is dark ruby color.
Dense, generous, rounded taste of the wine has a pleasant tannin astringency, which supports the shades of berries and fruits, juicy acidity and a long, spicy aftertaste.
The bright aroma of the wine is saturated with shades of black currant, mulberry, cherry and dried steppe herbs framed by nuances of spices, smoke and vanilla.
The wine is recommended to be served with dishes of stewed or fried lamb and lamb with herbs, game, meat steaks and aged hard cheeses.
In the line of Alma X wines from Alma Valley, one of the three grape varieties used in the blend is encrypted under the name "X" and is not disclosed by the manufacturer. This is a great challenge for professionals and amateurs to try themselves as a taster and try to guess the secret variety.
"Alma X" Cabernet Sauvignon-Saperavi is a powerful, full-bodied dry red wine with noticeable tannins and pronounced fruit and berry nuances. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in modern stainless steel and oak fermentation tanks with regular stirring of wort and head for better aroma extraction. The finished wine is aged in French and Karabakh oak barrels for at least 12 months. The wine is ready to drink, but also capable of development for 15 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.