Riserva | Merlot

Siebeneich

Merlot

Riserva

Südtirol • Alto Adige DOC

The sun-blessed site in Settequerce (Siebeneich) near Bolzano offers ideal conditions for this Merlot Riserva. The warm fertile soils developed on alluvial deposits of the Adige produce a fruity, concentrated wine with good aging potential.

Grape varietyMerlot
Cultivating areaWarm and dry quartz porphyry soils on selected gentle slopes at Settequerce near Bolzano
Harvest dateBeginning to middle of October
VinificationAfter traditional red wine fermentation in wooden vats, the young wine matures for about a year in French barriques and in large wooden barrels.
Tasting notesColor: dark ruby to garnet
Aroma: fruity aromas of ripe blackberry and wild berries, notes of fine herbs, reminiscent of humus, spicy
Taste: dense and complex with elegant tannins and a persistent aftertaste
Food pairingSubstantial dishes with grilled dark meats, game, wildfowl and hard cheeses
Alcohol: 14,5% vol*Residual sugar : 4,5 g/l*

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

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