Petriera Merlot

Petriera Merlot

IGt Terre degli Osci Merlot

 

Fresh and fruity wine made with Merlot grapes. Ruby red colour with purple reflections. Fruity with the intense black berry and violet aromas, with a hint of spicy perfumes . Taste, rich and full bodied with silky tannins

 

Denomination: IGT Terre degli Osci Merlot

First year of production: 2010

Number of bottles produced: 15.000

Municipality of production: San Martino in Pensilis

Grapes: Merlot 100%

Year planted/ age of vines: 1998

Altitude: 300m above sea level

Type of soil: Medium combined clay

Yield per hectare: uva 90-100 ql/ha

Vined surface: 3.50 ha

Type of cultivation: low cordon outcrop

Density of cultivation: 4.400 stubs per Ha

Grape harvesting period: First decade of September

Harvesting: by hand

Type of fermentation vats: steel

Fermentation temperature: 25-28° C

Duration of fermentation: 15-20 gg

Alcohol content: 13.5 % Vol

Maturation: steel 6 months and refined in bottles

Food pairings: Perfect companion pasta dishes,  white and red meat, fresh and aged cheeses.

Serving temperature: 17-18° C