Merlot

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Vintage 1st 2008
Classification Merlot Umbria IGT
Blend Merlot 100 %
Alcohol 13,5% Alc. by Vol.
Vineyard characteristics
Trining Spurred cordon. Planting system 2,80 mt x 1 mt and 3.600 grapes/hectare.
Elevation Around + 348 on sea level
Soil Superficial sedimentary coverage, clayey silty and silty sandy
Climate Remarkable temperature variations between daytime and night, land breeze thanks to the particular location of the vineyard just at the mountainside of Monti Martani (1.121 m s.l.m.)
Exposure South-east direction
Yeld 45 – 50 quintal/hectare referring to vintage
Wine characteristics
Colour Strong but not excessively with a balanced density
Bouquet Scent of ripe grapes and undergrowth with delicate herbaceous notes that give it freshness
Palate It carefully tickles the palate, with sweet and fruity notes, fine elegance between fruit and wine
Vinification Classic, characterized by the contact of skins and must (maceration) in stainless steel vats
Maturation Almost 12 months in stainless steel vats
Serving suggestion With beef, red meat and aged cheeses