MERLOT IGT VENETO – LA CORTIGIANA

Classification:

Merlot I.G.T. Veneto

Area of origin:

Veneto

Grapes:

85% Merlot Colli Euganei
15% Cabernet Sauvignon of Piave / Lison of Pramaggiore.

Wine-making:

Must obtained through stalkless pressing, maceration at a controlled temperature (26-28°C) for 8-10 days.

Ageing:

One part for 6/8 months in barrique, one part for 10/12 months in Slavonia casks.

Refining:

In steel containers, then in bottles.

Preservation:

5/6 years depending on storage conditions.

Colour:

Ruby red tending to Burgundy-red hues.

Aroma:

Intense, persistent with complex scents of spices.

Flavour:

Full-bodied, Intensely vinous.

Alcohol content:

13% Vol

Total acidity:

5,3 - 5,5 g/l

Residual sugar:

4 - 6 g/l

Serving temperature:

About 20° C, opening some hours earlier.

Gastronomic match:

To be served with main courses such as white and red meat-based dishes, roast meat, and roast pork.

Awards:

Bronze - I.W.S.C. 2020

Category
STILL WINES
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