Merlot Vecchie Vigne Veneto IGT
Production Area: municipalities of Ponzano Veneto and Villorba
Soil: loose and with an important, gravelly skeleton
Harvesting: manual in 15 kg crates when the grapes are perfectly ripe.
Vinification: Sorting the grapes first in the vineyard and then on a vibrating table in the cellar, destemming, crushing, fermentation with low sulphur dioxide content and at controlled temperature in horizontal macerators. After racking it passes into stainless steel tanks where it carries out the malolactic fermentation, then racking, again in stainless steel until bottling and a brief refinement in the bottle.
Ageing: in wood for at least 12/15 months before bottling, followed by a short aging of 6 months in bottle. in wood for at least 12/15 months before bottling, followed by a short aging of 6 months in bottle.
Color: shade of a beautiful ruby
Bouquet: it has clear notes of blackberry, black cherry and violet; then the opening towards a spicy character: in progression sweet tobacco, cocoa, vanilla, sandalwood, licorice.
Taste: it is immediately warm and enveloping on well polished and round tannins, "almost sweet"; it has a savoury finish supporting persistent notes of blackberry and cassis, on sweet spices.
Acidity: 5 g/l
Size: 0,75 lt bottle
Alcoholic Grade: 13% vol
|Grado alcolico||13,0 %|
|Affinamento||Botte di legni diversi|
|Temperatura di servizio||16°|