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Merlot Red Wine

Type of Wine


Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area


Sambuca di Sicilia e Menfi

Type of grape


100% Chardonnay

Plantation density


3800/4500/5000 plants per hectare

Vineyard Age


20 years old

Soil Type


Medium mixture, slightly calcareous

Yeld per Hectare


8.5 tons per Ha

Vineyards Training system


Vertical trellis; bilateral Guyot and spur pruned cordon

Vineyard Altitude


100/100 mt / about 300/1200 feet


Vinification refinement

The grapes are destemmed and crushed; extraction on skins followed by 14 days of maceration. After racking the wine is matured for 12 months in French oak barrels, a third of which are new.

Organoleptic characteristics



Ruby red compact



Elegant hints of black currant, ripe plum and candied violets. Mild emerge balsamic hint and medicinal herbs



Large and dense texture, vibrant. The tannins are rendered docile by the structure and considerable verve. Interminable final


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