KARAS 2016 Reserve Red Winemaker's Selection Ararat Valley Armenia
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Origin - Ararat Valley, Armenia
Soil - Volcanic in origin, lightly eroded clay formed by basalt, high levels of carbonate and limestone, volcanic tuff and alluvial stones.
Climate - continental highlands climate with hot summers and cold dry winters.
Harvest Date - Mid September 2015. Hand harvest.
Vinification - Grapes are harvested in boxes of 20Kg. They are selected on double selection tables. Cold maceration is carried out for 5 days. Fermentation is realized at 26-28 degrees centigrade for 20 days. Malolactic fermentation is realized in tanks. After fermentation the wine is placed in Armenian and French oak barrels for 14 months.
Grape varieties: Blend of Syrah, Petit Verdot, Montepulciano, Cabernet Franc.
Consulting winemaker: Michel Rolland (France)
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