MERLOT IGT 2016 – Italian Red Wine

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MERLOT IGT

Italian Merlot Wine

Variety: Merlot
Harvest year: 2016

 

In the Countryside

Ground: Gravel
Vineyard site: Plain
Vine training system: Double Guyot
Average density: 4.500 vine stumps per hectare
Average yield: 1.5 Kg per stump
Altitude: 100 m above sea level
Harvesting: Clusters are selected, picked by hand and carefully placed in in small crates
Vine Lifespan: 10 years
Vineyard treament: Ground cover treatment with copper and mined sulphur
Soil preparation: Spontaneous grass

 

In the Cellar

Vinification: Natural fermentation with wild yeast instainless steeldrums
Ripening: 8-month ageing on the lees in barrique
Quantity of bottles produced per year: Approximately 4.000
Alcohol content: 13 % Vol

 

Tasting notes

Dry, fresh, fruity and sapid red wine; this Italian Merlot Wine goes well with second courses and ripened cheese. Perfect serving temperature 16-18°C.

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