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Danzante Merlot

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  • Terroir
    Terroir Originally introduced to the Northern provinces, Merlot is now found in the central and southern regions as well
  • Vinification
    Vinification The grapes are lightly crushed and the must fermented in stainless steel vats at approximately 30° C (86 F). The wine ferments approximately 10 days and is given seven days of extended skin contact to naturally soften tannins and develop varietal complexity. Immediately following the primary fermentation, the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation to enhance the wines roundness and depth. The wine is not oak aged order to accentuate the pure berry fruit character.
  • Maturing
    Maturing Aged for 10 months in stainless steel tanks to marry flavors, the wine is bottled.
  • Varietal Mix
    Varietal Mix Merlot • 4.95 g/l total acidity, 3.38 ph, 4.2 g/l residual sugar, 12,50 % Alcohol
  • Colour
    Colour Intense ruby red, with subtle purplish highlight
  • Nose
    Nose The nose initially reveals emphatic notes of wild red berry fruit, such as wild cherry and blueberry, which expand into a peppery amalgam of baker’s chocolate and black liquorice.
  • Palate
    Palate A warm and silky, displaying crisp fruit with dense-packed, glossy tannins. An almost endless finish provides the wine’s impressive conclusion
  • Menu Suggestions
    Menu Suggestions Perfect with full-flavored pasta dishes or light meat stews, as well as sautéed beef with vegetables and medium-aged cheeses

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