My Sourcing

LanguageEnglish

Products

Services

Suppliers

Please enter a valid keyword with 2 or more characters / numbers.

Disclaimer

Some links on this website may take you to other third-party sites and you acknowledge and agree that HKTDC and the HKTDC Affiliates have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of any information provided by those linked websites.

Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement by HKTDC of such websites or the Information, products, advertising, or other materials available on those websites.

Knipser 2008 Cuvée X
Knipser 2008 Cuvée X
Knipser Asia Company Limited

Knipser Asia Company Limited

Hong Kong

Import Agent

Average Response Time

N/A

SUPPLIER INFO LAST UPDATED: 1 Sep 2018

ADVERTISE SINCE: 1 Sep 2012

Product Attribute(s)
Alcohol Type:
Red Wine
Vintage:
2008
Type of Grapes:
Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Cabernet Franc
Place of Origin:
Germany
Sweetness of Wine:
Dry
Description
This bottle of quality Knipser 2008 Cuvée X is a blend of 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc grapes. These grapes were grown in our best, limestone-rich vineyards. In order to achieve a more concentrated and intense wine, we decreased our grape yield significantly through short pruning and green harvesting in the summer. The grapes were handpicked in late October, and only the fully mature and perfectly ripe grapes were selected to go into this wine. The grapes were destemmed and, according to traditional practice, left to ferment in the mash for several weeks. Then, following the malolactic fermentation, the wine matured in new French-oak barrels for 24 weeks. This fully fermented dry red wine pairs great with seared or stewed lamb, beef or wild games. The Eichelmann 2012 press review gave 91 points to this wine and remarked, “wonderfully intense, ripe dark-colored berries, complexly aromatic, mildly flinty and spicy; wonderfully rich in ripe fruit flavors, complex, elegant, dark chocolate, delicate spices, plum, delicate yet firmly integrated tannins.”
  • Country of origin: Germany.
  • Grape varietal: 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc.
  • Alcohol % by volume: 14.1%.
  • Drinking maturity/aging: 2012 to 2021.
  • Acidity: 6g/l.
  • Residual sugar: 0.8g/l.
  • Vintage year: 2008.
  • Age: 24 weeks.
  • Sweetness of wine: dry.

You may also like

Unfollow the following supplier?