Merlot Sangiovese

Fine aromatic bouquet and an ample, well-balanced taste. The international grape conveys an elegant and modern style to our Sangiovese.

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Classification: Umbria I.G.T.

Grape varieties: 60% Merlot 40% Sangiovese

Average production per year: 6000

Altitude of the vineyards: 300 metres a.s.l.

Soil typology: stony soil of medium texture

Training system: Spurred cordon

Production per hectare: 60 Q.li

Planting density: 4000 plants per hectare

Harvest period: Second decade of September

Maturation and aging: In steel

Alcohol content: 13,5% Vol.

Colour: intense ruby-red

Nose: harmonious, ample and lasting, hints of plum, blackberry and violet followed by aromas of blueberry, blackcurrant and blackberry

Palate: full, intense and pleasantly tannic. Persistent finish with flavors of black cherry and blackcurrant

Food Pairing: Perfect with first courses with tomato sauces, oven-baked pasta with tomato and mince meat, red meat and ripe cheese

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Ideal service temperature: 16°C