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The Merlot by Elena Walch appears in the glass in a fresh garnet red and presents its intense and pure bouquet, which fills with the fruity notes of forest berries, spicy aromas and discreet chocolate.
On the palate, this red wine convinces with its grippy tannins, a rugged texture, as well as abundance and elegance. With its softness and juiciness, this wine creates a drinking pleasure with a pleasantly stimulating finish.
Vinification for the Merlot by Elena Walch
The vineyards are located in Tramin and Caldaro, these areas are characterized by their mild climate and, on the south side of the Alps, very Mediterranean climate. About 1800 hours of sunshine every year and maximum temperatures of up to 30 ° Celsius offer the perfect conditions for winegrowing.
The traditional mashing of 10 days takes place at controlled temperature in the steel tank, followed by the biological acid degradation and storage in the medium-sized wooden barrel of 22 hectoliters and partly in the large wooden barrel to 80 hectoliters of French or Slavonic oak.
Food recommendation for the Merlot by Elena Walch
Enjoy this dry red wine with meat dishes, such as steaks and roasts, or with cheese.
|Style of Wine:||Red Wine|
|Type of Wine:||Still Wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,1|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||2,2|
|Region:||Trentino-Alto Adige (IT)|
|Sub region:||Alto Adige /Südtirol DOC|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , Fireplace evening , cooking with friends , romantic dinner|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||DOC Denominazione di origine controllata|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , spicy , Caramelised|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , elegant|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||5|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13.5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide|
|Distributor:||Elena Walch - Via Andreas Hofer 1 - 39040 Tramin/Termeno (BZ) - Italien|