Romano Merlot IGT 2016 – Italian Red Wine

Red Wine Romano Merlot 2016

Romano Merlot IGT

Italian Red Wine

Variety: Merlot
Harvest year: 2016

 

In the Countryside

Ground: Clay
Vineyard site: Plain and hill
Vine training system: Guyot simple and double
Average density: 4.000 vine stumps per hectare
Average yield: 1.5 Kg per stump
Altitude: 100 - 250 m above sea level
Harvesting: Clusters are selected, picked by hand and carefully placed in in small crates
Vine lifespan: 40 years
Vineyard treament: Ground cover treatment with copper and mined sulphur
Soil preparation: Spontaneous grass

 

In the Cellar

Vinification: Drying of grapes in aired attic, then natural fermentation with wild yeast and ageing in French oak barrels
Ripening: 11-month ageing on the lees
Quantity of bottles produced: Approximately 4.000
Alcohol content: 14,5% Vol

 

Tasting notes

Poweful and complex red wine, pleasant to drink; it goes well with red meat and ripened cheese. Perfect serving temperature 18-20°C.

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