Estate Katsaros Red 2006

Estate Katsaros Red 2006
Details
Style
Type
VarietyCabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Vintage
Alcohol Vol14%
Bottle Size (lt)0.75
Price per litre:46.53€
Organically GrownYes
Vinification method12 months in new French oak barrels.
DrinkCan be long aged
Serving
Food-Cooking StyleRoasted lamb, grilled steaks, hard cheeses
Serve Temp16 – 18 °C
Ideal combinations
OccasionFestive, Dinner with wine lovers
Food typeCold Cuts/Sausages, Goat, Offals, Game, Beef, Yellow Cheeses
Cooking styleTomato Sauce, Grilled / BBQ, In the oven, Stewed, Souffle / Au gratin, Smoked, French Cuisine, Italian Cuisine

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 A fine blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot, from organically cultivated vineyards. Long extractions and long, slow ageing lead to a tight and austere Bordeaux blend, with 10 to 12 years in the bottle. Bordeaux-like nose with cherries, blackcurrants, tobacco and cedar. Earthy notes and lots of complexity. Superb on the palate, very detailed with fruit depth and fleshy texture. Chunky tannins are starting to integrate. Plenty of life ahead but already approachable.

eRobertParker1993: 87, 2000: 90, 2005: 89, 2007: 87, 2008: 89, 2009: 90, 2010: 92
Decanter2009: Commended, 2010: Silver (90)
  • 34.90€
  • Ex Tax: 28.15€
  • Price in reward points: 715

Tags: Estate Katsaros