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achileus

Cuvée Achilleus

An exceptional blend. Aged in oak for 15 months, this assemblage has excellent character and charm filled with aroma and tannins.

1st Vintage: 2008

Varietal Range: Petit Verdot, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc & Cabernet-Sauvignon

Color: Deep Purple

Soil Types: Alluvial clayey-sand soils and south-facing hillside sites. Blue marl for the Syrah

Vinification: Early morning harvest. 20 days maceration on the skins. Micro-bullage during alcoholic fermentation. Matured in oak casks for 15 months. The wines are blended after tasting

Tasting Notes: Beautiful, brilliant, dark ruby hue. Elegant woody nose with notes of well-ripened red berry fruits. Gingerbread flavors on the palate.

Serving Temperature: 16-18°C / 60-64°F

Storage: More than 10 years

This full rounded blend, aged in French oak barrels, gives a unique aroma and taste to your palate, opening up your 6th sense. Enjoy this wine over the holidays with your friends and family. The Petit Verdot, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc & Cabernet-Sauvignon pairs exceptionally well with beef over a lovely sauce or that savory meat dish you can’t wait to eat.  This assemblage will make the meat melt in your mouth like butter. Enjoy the rest over a plate of cheese, or simply open a new bottle and pair it with cheese that is full of flavor and fragrance.

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