a recognisable personal note from the prominent mineral character of the terroir
red época 2016
red época 2016
red época 2016

Blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine description

Colour: intense, deep ruby
Aroma: concentrated aromas of ripe berries, plum marmalade with a light vanilla scent
Taste: wine with a full, intense fruit taste. Strong structure and well balanced tannins   
Recommended with: red meats and dishes with a prominent taste
Serving temperature: 18°C

Type of production

Vineyard: Breg, Kalehe
Soil: Opoka (marl and sandstone)
Canopy training: simple guyot, 4,000–4,500 vines per hectare,
Yield: up to 4,000 kg/ha
Vinification: Red Época is a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes are hand picked,  de stemmed and left to macerate for 2-3 weeks. The fermented wine is decanted into 225 litre oak barrels where biological deacidification is performed, giving the wine a certain softness and elegance. The wine matures in barrels for at least 18 months.

Wine parameters

Vintage: 2016
Alcohol level: 14.0 %
Total acids: 5,5 g/l