Merlot DOC

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Merlot DOC

Excellent wine
to drink through the meal:
versatile, harmonious
and pleasant.

 

Merlot DOC

Colour: intense ruby red with purplish tinges.
Bouquet: vinous, with delicate notes of blackberry and raspberry.
Taste: savoury, harmonious, with soft and elegant tannins, pleasant also between meals.

Wine area: DOC Lison Pramaggiore.
Grapes: 100% Merlot.
Vineyard: Belfiore/site of Pizzo.
Soil: clayey-calcareous.
Vine density: 4200 plants per hectare.
Training system: double arched cane.
Harvest time: mid September.
Vinification: traditional maceration of the skins lasting 10-14 days, controlled temperature at 24-27° C in steel tanks until the end of the malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: 5 months in steel tanks and 2 months in the bottle.
Alcohol content: 13% vol.
Total acidity: 5 g./l.

Gastronomic matches: great with both red and white meats, noble poultry roasts, hunter-style rabbit. Serve at 18°C uncorking the bottle some hours before tasting.

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