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 varietyMerlot
Cultivating areaWarm slopes in the Adige Valley and around Bolzano at 300 meters a.s.l.
Harvest dateBeginning to middle of October
VinificationTraditional fermentation of the must, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, short period of maturation in the bottle
Tasting notesColor: 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 pairingGrilled or roasted red meats, game and medium-aged cheeses
Alcohol: 13,5% vol*Residual sugar : 3,9 g/l*

* Depending on the year, the analytical values ​​may vary slightly