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Castelrotto Barrique Merlot del Ticino Doc 2014

2014, 13,5 % Vol., 75cl

€ 38,00

Award
Grand Prix du Vin Suisse, 2014: Gold Medal

Varietal
Merlot

Winegrowing region
Tamborini Estate, Castelrotto in Malcantone (Ticino)

Vinification/Fermentation
The grapes are pressed in traditional Bordeaux style in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. This is followed by malolactic fermentation and 18 months of aging in 225-liter French oak barrels (barriques).

Character
Color: Dark red with ruby red reflexes
Nose: Fruity bouquet with notes of sweet spice, marinated cherry and aromas of balsam, caramel and pastry cream
Palate: Good fullness of flavor on the palate. Warm with fine tannins and a striking, long-lasting finish.

Serving temperature
17° C (cellar temperature). Serve in a balloon wine glass.

Food pairings
Braised beef, veal shank, mature Alpine cheese

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Castelrotto Barrique Merlot del Ticino Doc 2014

Castelrotto Barrique Merlot del Ticino Doc 2014

2014, 13,5 % Vol., 75cl