MERLOT COLLI BOLOGNESI

Terroir and elegance…

“Terroir, elegance and aroma are the words that best describe this young wine. Merlot DOC is one of the wine farm’s classic wines, merging the talent and experience developed over decades.”

Technical sheet

Colli Bolognesi Merlot DOC

Soil: clayey in the higher part of the vineyard and medium textured in the lower part
Production area: vineyards owned by the wine farm located in the municipality of Zola Predosa Ponte Ronca Colli Bolognesi
Grape harvesting method: hand-harvesting in 25 kg crates
Harvesting time: 10th October, first harvest
Winemaking: maceration and fermentation with whole grape berries for 7/10 days at controlled temperature 25/28°C, 10% bleeding-off, malolactic fermentation in concrete vats, ageing in similar vats
Grape variety: Merlot 100%
Vine training system: Counter-espalier with 4500 plants/ha North/South exposure
GRAPES Production per hectare: 8 ton
Bottle: Bordeaux
Closure system: nitrogen injection by isobaric system and use of plant-based biopolymer cork
Alcohol: 13% Vol
Serving temperature: 18°C
Bar pressure:
Dry extract: 33 gr/l
Total sulphur dioxide: 74 mg/l
Total sugars: 6.5 gr/l
Bottles produced: 1066 of this 2014 batch

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