Merlot



Vintage: 2012

Grape variety: 100% Merlot

Analysis:

• Alcohol: 13.0 % by vol.
• Sugar: 1.9 g/l
• Total acidity: 5.1 g/l
• pH: 3.6

 

Winemaking:

Handpicked grapes. Seven days of maceration with fermentation at temperatures up to 25°C. After alcoholic fermentation, wine underwent complete malolactic fermentation and matured for three months on lees. Thirty months of wine aging in used French and American oak barrels and casks of 2.000-5.000 litres. Bottled unfiltered.

 

Tasting notes:

Dark ruby red colour. Expressed varietal aromas of raspberry and strawberry with hints of dark chocolate and ink. The aroma is persistent and complex.

 

Full bodied wine with rich and soft/sweet tannins. The taste shows characteristics of tobacco leaves, dark chocolate, raspberry and candied orange peel. The aftertaste is persistent, delicious.