Dereskos Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
  • Category: Red Dry Wine
  • Protected geographical indication: Messinia, Greece
  • Location: Floka, Gargaliani, in the plateau, on mountain Egaleo
  • Height: 350 meters to sea level
  • Total Area under vines: 1,5 hectares
  • Age of vines: 26 years
  • Planting density: 3.600 vines per hectare
  • Soil: Medium clay and argyle
  • Vineyard management: Bilateral royal cordoned prunning, grass covering on each row, sustainable methods, thining out of the leaves, on one side in June
  • Wine making: Cryovinification and maturing 10-15 months in Frech oak casks of 225 lt.
  • Alc.: 13 – 13.5% vol
  • Acidity: 5.5 gr / ltr
  • Sugar content: 1.1 gr / ltr
  • Average yields: 70 hl per hectare
  • Tasting notes: Deep purple ruby colour, with intense flavor aromas of black fruits and spices, such as cherries, blackberries, blueberries, black current, green and black peppers. Accompanies well grilled red meat, mediteranean cuisine with cooked red meat. spicy foods and blue cheeses like Roquefort.
  • Aging potential: 15 years
  • Best served: 16 – 18o c