1369 MERLOT TOSCANA

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MERLOT  TOSCANA

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merlot toscana

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WINEMAKING
MACERATION Controlled temperature approx 28° C for 20 days.
FERMENTATION In steel tanks.
MALO_LACTIC FERMENTATION In steel tanks.
AGEING Ageing from 9 to 12 months in Concrete tank & stainless steel tank + 2 months
in bottle.
YEARLY PRODUCTION Approx. 25,000 bottles.
GRAPE VARIETY MERLOT 100%
THE VINEYARD VIGNETI DI CANNETO
SOIL  EVOLUTED CLAY AND CALCEROUS
VINEYARD
Surface of the vineyard 15 Ha
Age of vineyard 15 Years
Sun exposure East, South-East
150 m asl
Density of plantation 5500 Plants/Ha
Average yield 1,5-2 Kg/Plants
Harvest Runner system 3th Decade of September
Pruning Traditional hand picking.
TASTING NOTES
Ruby red colour with violet reflections with aroma of ripe small black fruits such as currant
and blueberry mixed with light spicy notes. Medium-Full bodied but elegant red wine, well
balanced with persistent and pleasant aftertaste.
FOOD PAIRINGS To serve with all the most important traditional Italian food, starting
from coldcuts to grilled steak, passing through pasta al ragu di carne.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16-18 °C