Merlot

Südtirol • Alto Adige DOC

Merlot, one of the noble grape varieties, has been cultivated in Alto Adige for more than a hundred years. The grapes for this fruity and zesty wine, with its typical light vegetal notes, are harvested from selected vineyards.

Grape variety Merlot
Cultivating area Warm slopes in the Adige Valley and around Bolzano at 300 meters a.s.l.
Harvest date Beginning to middle of October
Vinification Traditional fermentation of the must, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, short period of maturation in the bottle
Tasting notes Color: deep ruby
Aroma: fruity aromas of dark berries, light spicy notes, dark chocolate and a hint of hay
Taste: expressive, full-flavored, with a soft well-balanced structure
Food pairing Grilled or roasted red meats, game and medium-aged cheeses
Alcohol: 13,5% vol* Residual sugar : 3,9 g/l*
Waste separation Capsule:C/ALU 90 Metal/Aluminium
Bottle Stop:FOR 51 Cork
Bottle:GL 71 Glass
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* Depending on the year, the analytical values ​​may vary slightly