Merlot 2017

20.00
Dry red wine from grapes of the same name. Ruby red colour. Full-bodied and persistent aroma reminiscent of undergrowth fruit and spices (vanilla, liquorice). Elegant, dry flavour with excellent structure. Best served at 18/20 °.
Technical

Vines: Merlot
Production area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.)
Soil characteristics: Eocene hills, typically marly soil
Training system: Guyot – 8 buds
Yeld per hectare: 30 hl
Grape harvest: manual
Alcohol: 14.45 % vol. 
Total acidity: 5.68 gr./lt .
pH: 3.53
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Overall production: 2,500 – 0.75 lt. bottles
Type: dry red 
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: full-bodied and persistent, reminiscent of wild berries, moss, pepper, cedar wood and vanilla
Serve with: roast and braised meat, truffle dishes, and mature cheese

Vinification system

Maceration at 28°-30°C to completion of alcoholic fermentation, soft pressing; 24-month aging in small oak barrels

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