Merlot Castelforte Riondo 2014
A small selection of these Merlot grapes are dried on the vine with other parts dried in the winery, similar to Amarone. The vinification takes place in "technological tank" system where the grapes skins and wine are continuously mixes by carbon dioxide in order to extract color and tannins. The resulting wine is aged partly in stainless steel and partly in big oak casks for 12 months.
This unique Merlot shows intense aromas of dried red fruits, blueberry and cherry with hints of chocolate and jam and pleasant spicy notes of clove and vanilla. It is medium-full-bodied with firm but soft, round tannins.
Region: Veneto Italy | Case Format: 6 *75cl | Closure: Natural Cork | Appellation: IGT Merlot Delle Venezia | Color: Red | Grape(s): 100 % Merlot | Alcohol 13.5%