Merlot

Linea Classica

Grape variety

merlot

Type of soil

marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin. Locally known as “Ponca”

Exposition

south / south west

Pest control

low environmental impact integrated pest management

Tasting notes

impenetrable ruby red hue, showing attractive primary and secondary aromas on the nose, in particular ripe plum and red berry fruit, violets and bitter chocolate. On the palate, this highly drinkable wine is soft, juicy and balanced, with well integrated tannins

Temperature service

18°C

Alcohol

13% Vol. c.a.

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first ten days of October, by hand and mechanically, mostly in the coolest hours of the day

cold pre-fermentation maceration (10°-15° C). After a few days, the mass is heated and alcoholic fermentation is activated in steel tanks, at a controlled temperature for about two weeks. During this period, daily pumping over is carried out to promote the release of precious substances found in the grape skin.

its velvety softness makes it an excellent accompaniment to red meats, especially in spicy dishes. Also good with pasta and game sauce