MERLOT VENEZIA DOC ORGANIC
Yield per Vine Hectare: Harvested by hand during the end of August. The average is 120 hectolitres per hectare, althought it varies depending on the climate conditions of every year.
Hectares of production: 10 hectares
Vinification: The wine is vinified off the skins and fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures.
Analytical data: 12% alc./vol.
Colour: ruby red
Tasting Notes: Bright medium burnt sienna color. Bright, fruity, floral toasty aromas of chocolate berries and pencil shavings with a soft, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, complex, medium-long reduced lemon and orange, nutskin, earthy cranberries and cherries, and cedar finish with well-integrated, crunchy tannins and light oak. A zesty, well balanced, table friendly merlot. – www.tastings.com
Nose: dry, full-bodies, balanced tannins
Taste: Plum jam, roasted root vegetable and barnyard mud aromas follow through on a brisk entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with tomato and onion skin notes. Finishes with a quick, cherry water and wet cedar plank fade.
Serving suggestions: ideal with cut meats, ripe cheese and creative first courses.
Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI) – www.tastings.com