Merlot Alto Adige

Producer

Putzenhof

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Region

Trentino Alto Adige

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Appellation
Alto Adige DOC
Region
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Zone
Bolzano
Varietals
Merlot 100%
Wine Type
Red wine

Merlot

Vineyard extension
0,4 ha
Year of planting
2003
Soil type
Porphiric-clayey
Exposure
South West
Altitude
340 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
7
Average production/year
3.000 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Number of Sortings / Passes Through Vineyard
1
Organic status
Sustainable
Type of yeast and fermentation
Controlled fermentation with conventional yeasts
Length of maceration
1 month
Vessel of fermentation
Stainless steel vat
Temperature of fermentation
27 °C
Length of fermentation
14 days
Vessel of aging
10-15 hl French oak casks
Length of aging
2 years
Malolactic Conversion
Yes
Residual Sugar
1,5 g/l
Packaging 750 ml
Btls per Cs
12 Btls
Pallet dimension
80x120 cm, h 139 cm
Pallet configuration
9 cs x 4 layers = 36 cs/pallet

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 18 °C

Pairings Red meat dishes, game, seasoned cheese

Color Garnet red

Nose Intense notes that recall blackcurrant, underbrush berries and spices

Palate Sapid, elegant tannins, full bodied structure

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