Castello Merlot

IGT Merlot

Grape variety:
Merlot: medium-big clusters, 10-15 cm, round, midnight-blue berries with a simple flavor.

Name:
Venezia Giulia Merlot.

Soil:
Is rich in mineral compounds, limestone, phosphorus, potassium and gravelly iron; is alluvial, pebbly and typically called “Ferreti”.

Vine training system:
Guyot-single or double Cappuccina, medium-short pruning, 5-10 buds.

Harvest period:
The fourth period of maturation, the end of September.

Vinification:
The de-stemmed grapes macerate for two weeks; the fermentation ends in stainless steel containers.

Refinement:
In durmast oak barrels.

Color:
Bright red with garnet purple highlights.

Aroma:
Winey, slightly herbaceous and of shrinking violets.

Taste:
Sapid, salty, slight taste of fresh spices, fruity and wholesome.

Serve with:
Suitable for daily consumption and with all meals, excellent with boiled meats, roasts and savory pasta.

Serving temperature:
At12-14° in the summer and 16-18° in the winter.

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