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Don Pascual Cabernet Merlot
Cabernet Merlot

Varieties: Cabernet 50% & Merlot 50%

Kilograms per hectare: 10,000

Hectolitres per hectare: 60-65

Region: Juanicó

Soil type: Chalky – clay


~ Temperate with ocean influences

~ Mean annual temperature of 16.6° C. (62° F.)

~ Seasons clearly marked with warm summers and cool winters

Winemaking Method:

~ Grapes are selected and picked by hand

~ Each variety is produced separately

~ Short cold maceration prior to fermenting

~ Total maceration during 10 days

~ Fermentation between 14°C and 16°C using selected yeasts for 10 to 12 days

~ Tasting and blending to balance the characteristics of each variety

Winemaker´s Notes:

A balanced blend bringing out the best characteristics of each variety. An elegant wine with maximum emphasis of the Cabernet meanwhile incorporating the silky, full body and gentle tannins of the Merlot.

Appearance: Clear, medium ruby red colour

Nose: Notes of quince, cherries and black olives

Palate: Fresh and nicely rounded with soft tannins

Serving temperature: 18° to 20° C.

Food pairings: Beef stew or casseroles, goulash and roast. Meat and tomato based pastas.

Also available in  375 ml & 187 ml.