CABERNET SAUVIGNON VLASSIDES

The grapes for Vlassides Cabernet Sauvignon are grown in selected, non-irrigated vineyards in the areas of Kilani and Vouni.

The wine was bottled unfiltered and it is recommended to be decanted for about an hour before serving, at 18°C.

Potential of ageing of at least 10 years.

Award

Year of Harvest

Gold Medal


12th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2019

2016


Silver Medal


11th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2018

2015


Bronze Medal – Score 86


Decanter 2018

2015


Commended – Score 85


Decanter 2017

2014


Silver Medal


Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017

2014


Silver Medal


9th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2016

2013


Gold Medal


8th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2015

2012


Silver Medal


7th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2012

2009


Gold Medal


5th International Cyprus Wine Competition 2010

2007


Cabernet Sauvignon Vlassides

Varieties:

93% Cabernet Sauvignon
7% Cabernet Franc

Soil Composition:

Calcareous

Vinification:

The harvest takes place at the end of September. Skin contact lasts from seven up to ten days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine matures in French oak barrels for twelve months.

Production Year

DOWNLOAD 2017 INFO

Organoleptic Characteristics:

Intense with a multi-facet character, this wine rewards you in every tasting, with its concrete personality.

  • Aromas of black currant, ripe raspberry, plum, white pepper, mint, chocolate, vanilla and smoke, compose its versatile aromatic profile.
  • High but round tannins which balance ideally with the acidity
  • Rich body with a long aftertaste.
  • Suggested bottle opening 1 to 2 hours before tasting.
  • Potential of ageing for an additional period of 8 to 10 years.

Harvest Information 2017:

Ethanol: 14,5% Vol
pH: 3,35
Total
Acidity (H2SO4):
3,78 g/l
Reducing Sugars: 1 g/l
Rainfall:
October until July
751 mm
Harvest
Temperatures (Μ.Ο.)
Lowest:
Highest:
 
 
17 °C – (9/2017)
28,5 °C – (9/2017)