IGP Lazio Merlot
Made from 100% Merlot grapes, harvested manually. Plenilunio stands out for its decisive personality that is revealed in an intense red color. From the nose of good finesse and intensity, the taste is dry, full, and rightly tannic.
The wine strikes for the special softness of its tannins and for its extraordinary aromatic freshness. It combines perfectly with dishes of the typical cuisine of the area of origin, enhancing taste and tradition.
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- Intense and steady red.
- The wine presents those aromas always characteristic of Merlot : cherry, marasca, raspberry and cassis. The trouble in growing an early variety as Merlot in a warm environment is that the accurate harvesting date has to be detected and it is necessary not to wait longer.
- Soft and dry on the palate. In the finish, notes of mint and liquorice, which result from the synergy between bottle refining and territory, are sensed. The wine strikes for the special softness of its tannins and for its extraordinary aromatic freshness.
- It couples perfectly with dishes of the typical cooking of the region, enhancing both flavour and tradition.
- Production Area
- 100% Merlot
- Ratio Vines/Ha
- Soil Quality
- Clayey, sandy
- 180 m s.l.m.
- Vineyards Exposure
- Residual Sugar
- Harvest by hand in 15-kg perforatedcrates. Destemming-crushing and cold pre-fermentative maceration for 12 h. Addition of selected yeasts. Thermo-regulated alcoholic fermentation (24-26°C). Soft pressing and selection of the different fractions of must. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. Cold tartaric stabilisation during the month of May. Blending during the Summer following the harvest.