Varietals Merlot
Tasting Notes
Alcohol +-14.0% Vol
Appearance Brick red to purple
Aroma Red fruit, spice
Palate Smooth, easy-drinking
Altitude 200-297m
Soil Well-drained soil; good water retention. Important percentage of clay in topsoil
Yield 6.5 tons per hectare (45hl/ha)
Maceration 3-4 days cold maceration before fermentation; 1 week extended maceration after fermentation; +-3 punch-downs per day
Fermentation temp 24-26ºC
Malolactic fermentation In tank
Maturation Matured on French oak alternatives for 3-6 months
In bottle pre-release 12 months
Ageing potential 3-5 years

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