A great robust and rustic red wine (it was matured about 1 year in barriques, crafted out of French oak), with a wide and generous range of aromas in the dry fruits, chocolate and cacao, various woods and even smoke and barnyard specter. Tannins are firm and the aftertaste is tremendously long.
CORCOVA RESERVE Cuvée Racoveanu 2016
Producer: CORCOVA Roy & Dâmboviceanu
Wine type: Dry Red
Grape variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol content: 14%
Quality level: D.O.C.
Bottle size: 750 ml
To be served at 20-22°C, in large Bordeaux type red wine glasses, with stem. It will show its true “soul” when decanted / aerated in a large recipient for about 30-40 minutes before service.
Amazing with marinated veal, medium and large game seasoned with truffles and wild mushrooms, with pizza Carnivora and Diavola (with spicy sausages and meat in excess), and all those nice matured fine cheeses. At dessert time, on the side of fine manufactured chocolate with higher than 70% cacao, or chocolate mousse with salty caramel crust.
Perfect pairing: Medium rare or blue, Wagyu Beef T-Bone steak.
The 2016 vintage received SILVER la AWC Vienna in 2019 and GOLD at Vinariul IWC Bucharest 2020.