KVINT 242 White Cabernet-Sauvignon
|Category:||White dry wine, blanc de noirs|
|Color & appearance:||Sunny White|
|Aroma & bouquet:||White and red currant, kiwi fruit, gooseberry, passionfruit and pineapple|
|Taste:||Pleasant refreshing acidity, minerality and long aftertaste|
|Alcohol Content:||12.5% Vol.|
KVINT 242 Cabernet-Sauvignon, Unique White Wine, Blanc de Noirs
This unique, enigmatic white cab is made from red grapes of variety Cabernet Sauvignon by special méthode for production of white wines. Grapes used for creation of this wine were hand-picked in the terroir located on the scenic slopes of the village of Doibany in the natural zone of CODRU.
Elegant taste and aroma of this wine enchants with inner harmony, game of hints of white and red currant, tones of kiwi fruit, gooseberry, passionfruit, native lime and juicy pineapple. It features pleasant refreshing acidity, minerality and long aftertaste.
It is best served chilled, at temperature 10-12°C, and goes well with fish dishes, seafood, white meat with cream sauce, cheese, and dessert.
Vineyards of the Tiraspol Winery & Distillery KVINT are located in the terroirs of Kamenka, Rashkovo and Doibani, well-protected from the winds by the Poyany and Kalagur woods.
The total area of our vineyards is 2000 hectares planted on different kinds of soil, such as sandy soils with high content of calcium, those rich in limestone, southern black soil. Soil composition has great influence on the properties of cultivated grapes, and such a variety of species allows us to obtain unique organoleptic qualities of beverages.
The grape berries contain numerous useful elements and microelements: minerals, bio-active substances, amino acids, sugars and vitamins. Judging by the sugar content, one can determine the ripeness of grapes and schedule the right timing for the harvesting operations.
The history of KVINT dates back to 1897, when the first rectification warehouse was built and launched into operation on Vokzalnaya Street in Tiraspol. At that time it was specialized in production of 40% alc. vodka from homemade grape wines purchased from the peasants of nearby villages. The production of divins was started 4 decades later – first wine-distilled spirits were put for ageing in 1938.
Nowadays this company with 120 years of history holds a leading position among the manufacturers of alcoholic beverages in Moldova. Unique climate, fertile soil, hilly terrain and vicinity of the river Dniester created most favorable conditions for growing best grapes; modern equipment, advanced technologies, original recipes, respect to ancient traditions and passionate work of KVINT professionals – all these factors allow us to produce admirable beverages, which compete with world renowned brands.
The Winery has its own raw materials source – approximately 2000 hectares of vineyards, where we grow more than 30 varieties of grapes.
We are focusing our efforts on making a wide assortment of wines. Along with ordinary table dry, semi-sweet and dessert wines, the KVINT’s portfolio can boast of some excellent varietal and blended wines matured in oak barriques, according to traditional production process from 9 months to 3 years.
Annually we output about 20 million bottles of alcoholic beverages, including over 30 names of divins aged from 3 to 60 years, table and vintage wines, vodkas, gin, hard liquors, calvados. Starting from 2000 our production is certified against ISO:9001 (BVQI).
Numerous awards won at various international contests and tasting competitions prove the premium quality of KVINT products: 10 Super Grand Prix Trophies, more than 30 Grand Prix, and about 300 gold and silver medals.
The company KVINT pays special attention to production technology in order to preserve the best traditions of making alcoholic beverages, on the one hand, and to introduce modern approach and know-how of the latest scientific research on the other hand.
The significant part of our products are the alcoholic beverages made from grape materials – wines, brandies, divins. The production cycle of these beverages at an early stage is more or less the same, and then, depending on the recipe of the final product, there are substantial differences in the process.
Vodka, gin and eau-de-vie de pomme are made from wheat and apple materials respectively; therefore the production process is composed of different technological operations, which require equal care and respect for high standards in this area.
Due to strict quality control, precise adherence to technological process, and the use of the most advanced developments in alcoholic industry, a wide assortment of our products is highly appreciated by consumers throughout the world and by professionals at the most prestigious exhibitions and tasting competitions.