“RUGA” Merlot I.G.T.

“RUGA” Merlot I.G.T.

Merlot Red Wine Colli Trevigiani IGT

Origin Area

Colli Trevigiani

Grape Variety

Merlot

Training System

Double Guyot

Harvest Period

September 15 – 30

Type of Harvest

handpicked

Grapes per hectare

100 quintals/ha

Vinification

red vinification with maceration on the skins

Primary Fermentation

fermentation on the skins and racking

Bottle Aging

15 days

Alcohol

12% Vol.

Soil Characteristics

heavy soils, generally clayey

Color and Perlage

intense ruby red color with garnet nuances as it ages

Aroma

winy aroma, with a hint of raspberry

Taste

dry, soft, rightly tannic taste

Storage

bottles should be stored upright, in a cool environment with constant humidity, away from light

Serving Temperature

18 – 20° C

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Food Pairings

Red and white meats, eel, and cod