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Kapatovo 2012

Капатово 2012

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Producer:
Kapatovo (Капатово)
Country:
Bulgaria (България) 
Region:
Thracian Valley (Тракийска Низина)
Vintage:
2012
Other vintages: 
2009 [68]
 2011
Variety:
Shiraz (Сира (Shiraz))

Petit Verdot (Пти Вердо)

Marcelan (Марселан)

Primitivo (Примитиво)
Added by LegoMan
25 May 2014

Winemaker's notes:
The blend is with increased participation of Syrah. This makes the body more tightly compared to the 2011 harvest. The style of the wine is preserved. The grapes are carefully sorted by hand. The fermentation is on whole grains, juice contacts with the skins about 3 weeks.
Lactic fermentation and maturing are again in French barrels, as one third of them are first wine refueling. Oak is a combination of different woods and structure, which brings added complexity. Maturation in the barrels lasts nine months and a half.

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How to drink it
Food: Antipasto, Carpaccio (Beef), Couscous, Duck, Ham, Hamburger, Pasta with Tomato Sauce, Pates, Pheasant, Rabbit, Sausage, Spicy Mexican, Steak (Grilled, Broiled), Tuna, Venison
Cheese: -
Temperature: 16-18 °C
Corked wine
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A 'Corked' wine is a wine that has been bottled with a cork that is contaminated with TCA (2,4,6-Trichloroanisole). TCA contamination usually comes from corks but can also come from barrels, other cooperage or even, apparently, from wood within the cellar including walls or beams. The term 'corked ...
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