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Red Wine Merlot

Wines > Sicilian Wine > Planeta Cellar

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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

Colour

 

Ruby red compact

Scent

 

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

Palate

 

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

     
     

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