MERLOT

GRAPE VARIETIES: Merlot
VINEYARD: contrada Ronzino, Patti (Messina), 300 m. a.s.l. Organic
TRAINING SYSTEM: on espaliers and cordon-trained and spur pruned
TIME OF HARVEST: during the first 10 days of September
WINEMAKING: maceration under controlled temperature (28°-29°C) for 8 days in steel
AGEING: malolactic fermentation in barriques, aged in wood for 8 months, in the bottle for 3 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5% by vol.
ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS:
COLOUR intense ruby red
AROMA polished
TASTE round and fragrant, reminiscent of prune
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: food-flexible wine, from first-course pasta dishes to pork or beef dishes
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°-18°C
BOTTLED AT THE SOURCE