More information about La Cortigia Merlot Veneto IGT - Sacchetto
The Sacchetto La Cortigia Merlot Veneto is a first-class red wine in a glass. It has a wonderfully bright, purple-red color. In the glass, this red wine from Sacchetto reveals aromas of blackcurrants and blackberries, complemented by cloves. This wine impresses with its elegantly dry taste. It was bottled with 5 grams of residual sugar. As you would expect from a wine in the upper price range, this Italian naturally delights with the finest balance despite its dryness. Taste does not necessarily require a lot of residual sugar. The texture of this well-balanced red wine is wonderfully velvety on the palate. Thanks to the balanced fruit acidity, La Cortigia Merlot Veneto flatters the palate with a pleasing mouthfeel without lacking freshness. The finish of this youthful red wine from the Veneto wine-growing region impresses with a good aftertaste.
Vinification of the Sacchetto La Cortigia Merlot Veneto
The balanced La Cortigia Merlot Veneto from Italy is a cuvée made from the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grape varieties. After the grape harvest, the grapes are quickly taken to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. This is followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks and small wooden barrels at controlled temperatures. At the end of this process, La Cortigia Merlot Veneto can continue to harmonize on the fine lees for 12 months.
Dining recommendations for La Cortigia Merlot Veneto from Sacchetto
This Italian red wine is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is the perfect accompaniment to leek tortilla, pasta with sausage dumplings or goose breast with ginger-red cabbage and marjoram.