Merlot Terre di Chieti IGT

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Ruby red in colour, Merlot Terre di Chieti IGT presents itself with herbaceous scents and light spicy notes in fusion with aromas of ripe fruit. On the palate it is fresh, harmonious, medium-bodied and persistent.

Food and wine pairings
An ideal companion for country cuisine, it goes well with hors d’oeuvres, important first courses, roasted or grilled red and white meats, game and semi-aged cheeses.

Serving temperature
18-20 °C

Tasting
In a medium to large glass, baloon or wide-rimmed to allow the aromas to diffuse.

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Description

Grapes

Merlot 100%.

Production area

In the heart of the province of Chieti in Abruzzo, between the Maiella National Park and the Adriatic Sea.

Terrain

Hilly, with an average altitude of 230 metres above sea level, with mostly calcareous clay soil.

Selling period

Determined by the oenologist in relation to the optimal characteristics of the product. In any case not before the month of May the second year after vinification. In any case not before the month of April/May the second year after vinification.

Vinification and aging

Cold maceration of pressed grapes; soft pressing; fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature.

Sensory characteristics

Ruby red. Intense aroma of mature fruit, with herbal hints and delicate spicy notes. Harmonic taste with sweet and velvet tannins, of good length.

Food and wine pairings

Hors d’oeuvres, first courses with tomato sauce, meat-based second courses, semi matured cheese.

Alcohol content

12% alc./vol.

Additional information

Formato

0,75 L, 1 L, 1,5 L