MERLOT_RISERVAMerlot riserva

The grapes obtained from plants we select from France which are grown in the higher parts of the hills, exposed towards south-east, permit to achieve the riserva characteristics. The output is quite low per hectare.


Vinification

Skin maceration is done for about 10 days and controlled temperature fermentation is also performed partly in steel tanks and partly in wooden barrels.
The delestage system is adopted.


Elevation

This is achieved using French old aged oak barrels for about 2 years and then conserved in bottles for at least 6 months.


Wine characteristics

It has a correct proportion of pleasant sensations which go from under-wood fruits to delicate spices, which, when in your mouth, has a soft but important taste. The wine emphasizes with the best obtainable from this plant.
Its alcoholic content is 14% vol.

 

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