Merlot 2018

20.00
Dry red wine from grapes of the same name. Ruby red colour. Vinous, delicate bouquet with hints of undergrowth fruit, fine and persistent. Harmonious, elegant flavour with good structure. Best served at 18/20 °.
Technical

Vine: Merlot
Production area: Buttrio in Monte (180 m a.s.l.)
Soil characteristics: Eocene hills, typically marly soil
Training system: spurred cordon and “cappuccina” (double-arched)
Yeld per hectare: 50 hl
Grape harvest: manual
Alcohol: 14.36% vol.
Total acidity: 5.45 gr./lt.
pH: 3.52
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Overall production: 5,000 – 0.75 lt. bottles
Type: dry red
Colour: ruby red
Bouquet: intense and persistent bouquet ranging from red berry fruits to spices (tobacco, cocoa)
Taste: harmonious, elegant, and fresh
Serve with: fresh cheese, meat, and eel dishes

Vinification system

Maceration at 28°-30°C to completion of alcoholic fermentation, soft pressing; aging in small oak barrels for 12 months