MERLOT Collio D.O.C.
VINEYARD LOCATION - Plessiva, Cormons.
TYPE OF SOIL - Marl.
ALCOHOL - 13,5% vol.
TASTING NOTES - Deep ruby red colour. When new, it gets light violet tints, which turn to dark red during ageing process. Intense bouquet of black cherry jam, red pulp fruits in grass scents as well. Mellow and full-bodied taste, showing a balanced acidity, soft presence of tannins and a long persistence.
HARVEST - In early October. Harvest hand made.
VINIFICATION - Red winemaking method, including a 12-15 days maceration process.
AGEING - 8 months in oak barrels.
NOTES - Vineyards date about 15 years back. The vine-growing system is Guyot, providing a density of 5.500 vines each hectare.
TO BE SERVED AT - 16 / 18°C