Selene Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - Winery Cramele Recas
The 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon from the Recas winery in Romania is a barrel-aged and unfiltered (dry) red wine with complex character, strong structure, velvety texture, long finish and dominant dark chocolate notes.
Our 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon, an unfiltered and deep red-purple wine with opaque texture and seductive purple hues, unfolds an impressive array of aromas. The nose is treated to ripe red and black fruits such as blackberries, blackcurrants and cherries, while subtle grassy notes of fern emerge after aeration.
On the palate, the well-structured body of this wine is in perfect harmony with the tannins from new French oak, which give the wine an additional density. Complex and powerful, the Selene Cabernet Sauvignon presents enticing notes of vanilla, cinnamon and tobacco.
However, this powerful Cabernet from Romania also stands out for its elegance, with velvety texture and round flavors creating a harmonious balance. The finish is long, structured and accompanied by persistent nuances of dark chocolate. With an aging potential of at least 10 years, this red wine promises a wonderful evolution over time.
Experience the 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon and be delighted by its impressive complexity, powerful elegance and long-lasting structure.
Fits well with
The 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon from the Recas winery in Romania pairs well with a variety of dishes, including traditional Romanian platters, pastrami, medium and large game, veal, spit-roasted wild boar, and blue cheese.
In addition, it harmonizes wonderfully with desserts containing cherries, blackberries and currants, such as tiramisu and chocolate mousse.
About the wine
Our 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon, carefully crafted by the renowned Recas winery in Romania, is an exquisite and incomparable red wine that will delight you with its impressive flavor profile and outstanding quality.
We have made this wine with passion and dedication, and the result is a masterpiece that will seduce your senses. Through barrel aging, Selene Cabernet Sauvignon gains complexity and develops a strong character. Our unfiltered method preserves the authentic essence of the wine and adds an extra dimension.
The deep ruby red color of Selene Cabernet Sauvignon already invites you to enjoy. As soon as the wine touches the glass, the aromas of dark berries, ripe plums and spicy notes are released, caressing your nose and increasing your anticipation of the first sip.
When tasted, this dry red wine reveals its exceptional structure and impresses with a velvety texture that caresses your palate. The strong tannins are well integrated and give the wine a pleasant mouthfeel. The 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon is a connoisseur’s wine that will impress your palate with its complex character and intriguing complexity.
The highlight of this red wine is undoubtedly its long and impressive finish. With each sip, a taste experience dominated by dark chocolate notes unfolds to tantalize your palate. This delicate balance between fruitiness and subtle chocolate tones gives Selene Cabernet Sauvignon a remarkable elegance that lingers.
Serve the Selene Cabernet Sauvignon at a temperature of 14-16°C to develop its full potential. It perfectly accompanies hearty meat dishes, game, mature cheese and dark chocolate. With its irresistible taste and excellent quality, the 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon from Recas will enchant your senses and lead to unforgettable moments of pleasure.
Viticulture and winemaking
The 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon is produced by the Cramele Recas winery. This red wine uses fully ripe grapes from the best vines of the winery’s 158 hectares of Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards. This wine is made only in exceptional years and only from exceptional grapes.
As 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine reflects the impressive quality potential of red wines from the Cramele Recas winery. The grapes are planted on plots with maximum sun exposure and are carefully sorted and harvested when fully ripe. Long, warm autumns are necessary for perfect maturation and rounding of the tannins.
The winery’s winemakers have the unique opportunity to select the best grapes for Selene Cabernet Sauvignon from the large acreage of this grape variety. The result is a red wine with a perfect aromatic balance between fruit, body and tannins. Cramele Recas Winery pays close attention to detail and strives for the highest quality in every step of the growing and winemaking process to provide a unique taste experience in every bottle of 2018 Selene Cabernet Sauvignon.
The wine region
Cramele Recas winery is located in the picturesque Recas region in the western part of Romania, known for its favorable climate and optimal growing conditions for high quality grapes.