REDENTORE Merlot presents intense scents of raspberries, violet and cherry. Thanks to its irresistible smoothness itis ideal with stewed meat, roast beef, pork and seasoned cheeses. We suggest to serve at 16-18°C.
North-east of Italy.
Alluvial very rich in clay.
Mild, with very few rain showers and a high summer temperature which allows the grapes to ripen perfectly.
Density of the plantation and training system
4.000-8400 vines per hectare trained with guyot system.
To obtain a perfect ripening of the grapes, beyond the normal vineyard management, we carry out summer pruning and careful leaf thinning. Furthermore, the yield is kept very low in order to produce grapes rich in body and aroma.
End of September, picking up very ripe grapes, with a deep colour, a complete aromatic structure and smooth tannins.
Destemming and crushing of the grapes, maceration for 10-15 days in special vessels at the temperature of 25-28°C, with frequent pumping over. After this period the wine is taken out and ends its fermentation exclusively with wild yeasts at controlled temperature in stainless steel vats. After malo-lactic fermentation the wine matures for some months on its noble lees in barrique at a controlled temperature.
12,5-13,5% by vol. (it depends on the vintage).
Intense ruby colour, presents intense scents of raspberries, violet and cherry. Irresistibly smooth and round, with the right level of pleasant velvety tannins.
It is ideal with stewed meat, roast beef, pork and seasoned cheeses.
In a cool and dark place, keeping the bottle in a horizontal position. Its structure and complexity enable the wine to improve during maturation in the bottle, which can last up to 15 years, reaching the top after 10 years from the harvest.