Merlot Sangiovese

Fine aromatic bouquet and an ample, well-balanced taste. The international grape conveys an elegant and modern style to our Sangiovese.
Technical notes
Classification
Umbria I.G.T.
Grape varieties
60% Merlot 40% Sangiovese
Average production per year
12000
Altitudine dei vigneti
300 metres a.s.l.
Soil typology
stony soil of medium texture
Training system
Spurred cordon
Production per hectare
4,5-5 tonnes
Planting density
4000 plants per hectare
Vineyard age
Merlot: 11 and 9 years, Sangiovese: 11 and 6 years
Harvest period
Second decade september
Maturazione e affinamento
In stainless steel containers
Alcohol content
13,5% Vol.
Tasting notes
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...
Food Pairing
Perfect with first courses with tomato sauces, oven-baked pasta with tomato and mince meat, red meat and ripe cheese
Marilena Badolato
Ideal service temperature
16°C