Merlo Rosso

18.00 36.00 

100% Merlot, with a typically territorial character. Very intense ruby red. Fruity, broad and sweet with spicy hints and a long, lingering finish. Well-structured, smooth with evident but soft tannins.

VINTAGE: 2020

SKU: merlo-rosso Category:
Specifications:
  • Production area: Chianti Valdambra
  • Vineyard: Il Merlo
  • Denomination: organic certified bioagricert – IT BIO 007 N° EUS360DG
  • Training system: Bilateral spurred cordon
  • Altitude: 350 MT
  • Soil: soils tend to be clayey, rich in skeleton, mainly exposed to the south
  • Grapes: 100% Merlot, produced exclusively from grapes harvested in the estate’s own vineyards
  • Average age of vines: 20 years
  • Alcohol content: 14 %.
  • Harvest: mid-September to end of October
  • Harvest: by hand in small 15 kg crates
  • Vinification: soft pressing upon racking. Fermentation takes place in cement vats with delestage and pumping over at a controlled temperature of 26°/28°c for 15 days
  • Ageing: 12 months in 500-litre French oak tonneaux and a further 6 months in the bottle
  • Colour: very intense ruby red
  • Nose: intense with notes of red fruit
  • Taste: fruity, broad and sweet with spicy hints and a long, lingering finish. Excellent structure, with evident but soft tannins
  • Pairings: first and second courses of meat
  • Serving temperature: 16/18°.

Additional information

Size

750 ml, 1500 ml

Vintage

2019, 2020

Where we are

Loc. la Selva, Via Montebenichi 37, 57021 Bucine - Italy

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