Lake Garda red wines - Garda DOC Merlot

This lake Garda red wine is obtained from 100% selected Merlot grapes, cultivated in our vineyards on the Mantova's morainic hills, a few km south from Garda lake.
Ruby red colour, intense red fruits aromas (cherry and raspberry). Full bodied.

Technical Sheet

Grapes: Merlot 100%.
Alcohol content: 13%
Vineyard: on the Garda morainic hills, in Monzambano, a few km at the south of Garda Lake. The ground is pebbly, clayish and calcareous. The vines are trained with the Guyot method, with the application of the “integrated agriculture”.
Production: 100q/ha.
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks with 8-10 days maceration on the skins.
Colour: bright ruby red.
Aroma: rich and elegant bouquet, mostly reminding of red fruits and berries.
Flavour: dry and delicate. Good body and soft tannin, well balanced with the fresh notes.
Pairings: appetizers, white and red meat, spicy food, boiled fish.
Best served at: 16-18°C in large glasses.

(Monzambano - view from the castle)