November 12, 2014
Pignoletto Superiore Denomination of Origin and Guaranteed
November 12, 2014



Merlot DOC Colli Bolognesi

Color: bright garnet red
Perfume: persistent, characteristic of red berries
Taste: dry, soft, fruity, full
Vol: 12.5%
Best with: the entire meal, and with soups, meats and cheeses


Name: Merlot DOC Colli Bolognesi
Grape: Merlot
Vintage: 2005

Vineyard Characteristics:
Area: 1,34 hectares
Altitude: 320 mt o.s.l.
Exposure : South / North
Plant Density: 3.333 grapes per hectare
Soil Composition : Pliocene sand 50%, lime 28%, clay 22%
Growing System : Espallier / Guyot

Vinification and Aging:
Yield: 9.000 Kg. per hectare
Harvest Time: middle of September
Harvest: by hand in cases (17 Kg.)
Fermentation: in steel vats and horizontal vats (25°C) for about 8 days with delastage
Aging: 12 months in barrique

Organoleptic References:
Colour: deep ruby red tending to purple red
Fragrance: delicate, typical with green but not intrusive scents, juniper berries, chocolate and sweet violet backgrounds
Taste: dry, full bodied and alcoholic, ideal for meditation
Alcohol: 12,5 %
Gastronomy: boiled and grilled meats, light hunt and mushrooms.

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