Merlot · Cabernet Sauvignon


LUX Red blend is made from grapes of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon growing in terraced vineyards. Our vineyards bring out Merlot`s potential with a smooth and soft wine with a great deal of colour, roasted aromas and flavours, while Cabernet Sauvignon brings its extracted aromas. The result is a harmonious blend.

Grape variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine region: Goriška Brda - Slovenia
Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone), the soil is rich in minerals.
Vineyard orientation: S
Altitude: 100 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Grape harvest: October. Hand harvesting at full ripeness. Gentle handling of grapes and must.
Maceration: 10 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks.
Barrels: Barriques, made to our order from Slovenian oak, selection.
Maturation: natural maturing in oak barrels for two years. Maturing continues after bottling.
Sugar level: dry
Bottle and packaging: Bordolese EUROPEA 0,75 l / cardboard box of 12 bottles

Serving temperature: 18 °C
Description: Brilliant ruby red colour. A noble bouquet. Aromas of ripe forest fruits, black cherries, almost spicy notes, toast with a pleasant woody note. Stands out for its aromatic and mineral character. Over the years of maturing, the structure gains elegance and finesse of flavour, while keeping its freshness, fruitiness, and harmony of taste. A complex wine with pleasant acidity and restrained tannins. A noble aftertaste.

Food pairing
Appetizers: cold cuts of meat
Appetizers: game terrine
Appetizers: large noodles with meat sauces
Appetizers: smoked beef tongue
Fish: tuna fish, salmon, Mediterranean goulash
Red meat: boiled beef
Red meat: grilled meat
Red meat: pork flank, beefsteak with sauce
Game: pheasant, duck, duck with wine sauce
Cheese: mature cheeses 

LUX Cuvee reaches its maximum expression in the first eight years and then, under the right bottle-storing conditions, exceed ten years or more.

LUX Cuvee with a bottle ageing potential of ten years and more. The rich structure and harmony of the aromas acquire complexity, elegance, and bouquet with ageing.
Thanks to a highly suitable micro-terroir and natural production methods, the wine remains fresh, fruity, and full of flavour and vitality.

Red wine. Dry wine.
Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone). Select locations and grapes - micro terroir.
Maceration: 10 days on skins in stainless steel tanks.
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.
Maturation: 6 months in oak barrels.

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