Castelforte Merlot Veneto IGT 2019
Castelforte Merlot Veneto IGT 2019 / Cantine Riondo / Veneto
Red wine from Italy
The Castelforte Merlot is a structured wine, intense and complex on the nose. The spicy and fruity notes dominate with a hint of chocolate and black berries. The tannin is strong and gives the wine balance and finesse. Excellent with sausage-based starters and perfect with meat-based sauces, roasts, and game dishes.
- Vintage: 2019
- Ageing: Dry
- Country: Italy
- Region: Veneto
- Volume: 0,75 liters
- Producer and bottler: Cantine Riondo - Via Cappuccini 6 - Monteforte d'Alpone (VR) - Italia - +39 045 6104346
- Quality Designation: Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT)
- Grape: 100% Merlot
- Manufacturing: A part of the grapes is dried on the vine before the harvest begins, whereas another part is picked at maturation and dried under controlled conditions of temperature and humidity. The vinification takes place with the "technological tank" system where the grape skins and wine are continuously mixed by carbon dioxide force in order to extract color and tannins. The resulting wine is aged partly in stainless steel and partly in big wooden casks for 12 months.
- Sensory characteristics: The Castelforte Merlot shows intense scents of red fruits like blueberry and cherry, hints of chocolate and jam and pleasant spicy notes of clove and vanilla.
- Color: Ruby red
- Alcohol content: 13,5 % Vol.
- Residual sugar: 9,0 g/l
- Acid: 5,6 g/l
- Stopper: Natural cork
- How to serve: The soft tannins of this wine are a perfect match for pasta with rich sauces, grilled red meats and mature cheeses.
- Recommended serving temperature: Between 18 and 20°C.
- Allergens: Contains sulfites
- EAN (bottle): 8001968004088
- Scope of supply: 1 bottle of wine 0.75 liters
The red grape MERLOT probably originates from France. It is an early variety, which produces fruity and full-bodied wines.
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