Luigi Bosca Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2004
TASTING NOTES Ruby red in color, it is a fresh, fruity and velvety wine with red and black berries, violet and chocolate aromas. With a great structure and body, it is a wine of character and exquisite elegance. TECHNICAL SHEET Climate Long autumns, cold winters, rainless temperate summers, ideal conditions for obtaining optimum ripeness and big body. Average summer temperature: 23º C and minimum winter temperature: -4º C. Average annual rainfall: 220 mm. Soil Aluvial, calcareous sand. Permeable, supported by stones and gravel. 1% east-west inclination. Oak Ageing 14 months in French oak barrels. Yield of Vineyard 70 qq/ha 49 hlts. / ha. Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon 100%. Ageing Potential 10 years. Filtering One very light filtering. Service Temperature 18°C /20°C. Basic Analisis Alcohol 14,60° pH 3,73 Total Acidity 4,80 g/l Residual Sugar 2,40 g/l Pairing Read meats, Big Game, Hard cheeses, Roasted meats.
The brick color of this wine indicates that it is mellowing out. Nevertheless, it still has a lot to offer. The nose brings to mind cloves, berries, chocolate, and stewed fruits. It has a ripeness that comes across as slightly sweet, which, combined with the elegant tannins and moderate acidity, gives the wine a very pleasant finish. See additional wine reviews at: http://winedinewith.us/
Big and even brawny (tasted May 2008), this showed more power and tannin than fruit. Very good, with plenty of tannin and currant fruit, but could still use more time to integrate.
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