Merlot 2017

Dry red wine from grapes of the same name. Ruby red color. Broad scent and persistent reminiscent of undergrowth fruit and spices (vanilla, liquorice). Elegant, dry flavour with excellent structure. Best served at 18/20°.

Vines: Merlot grapes and local varieties
Production Area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.)
Soil Characteristics: Eocenic hills, tipically marnous soil; 
Growing System: 8 buds Guyot 
Yeld per Hectare: 30 hl
Grape Harvest: manual harvest 
Alcohol: 14.45 % vol. 
Total Acidity: 5.68 gr./lt .
pH: 3.53
Malolactic Fermentation: 100%
Overall Production: 2500 bott. 0.75 lt each 
Type: dry red 
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: ample and persistent, revealing wild berries, moss, pepper, cedar wood and vanilla
Taste: elegant and lingering on the palate, well-structured
Serve With: roasted meats, truffle dishes


maceration at 28°-30°C till completion of alcoholic fermentation, soft crushing; 24 month aging in small oak barrels