Riserva | Merlot




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 variety Merlot
Cultivating area Warm and dry quartz porphyry soils on selected gentle slopes at Settequerce near Bolzano
Harvest date Beginning to middle of October
Vinification After traditional red wine fermentation in wooden vats, the young wine matures for about a year in French barriques and in large wooden barrels.
Tasting notes Color: 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 pairing Substantial 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