Prestige Barrique 2017

59,00 CHF

To charm and delight
A far-reaching and distant look, both in time and space. The charm of a mature and self-confident character, built on the awareness of becoming unique.
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FLAVOUR
Mature character, soft complex and elegant tannins. Partial drying in crates to concentrate flavour, aromas and fragrances.

AROMA
As a young wine: in long ageing process.
As a mature wine: ripe fruit with light hints of vanilla and pipe tobacco.

VINE
Merlot 100%

DESIGNATION
Merlot Ticino

CLASSIFICATION
DOC

COLOUR
Deep red

TYPE OF WINE
Red

AREA OF ORIGIN
Municipality of Gambarogno (2 km from Lake Maggiore), Ticino, Switzerland

ALCOHOLIC CONTENT
13.5% Vol.

Descrizione:

Manual harvesting at the right stage of ripeness. Harvesting as late as possible. Drying of some grapes in suitable crates in a ventilated and dehumidified room until reaching the right concentration. Separate vinification. Pressing-destemming every 30 minutes in horizontal fermenters with automatic temperature control. Heating of the mass to 26°C to extract the colour and start the alcoholic fermentation. Processing of the skins in various cycles to soften the tannins. Direct devatting in new barrels. Lees stirring and processing cycles to improve the roundness and complexity of the wine. Blending with the wine derived from the dried grapes, and completion of the malolactic fermentation.
Racking in barrels and maturation for at least 24 months. Blending of the barrels in optimal ratio before bottling. Bottled without any stabilisation or filtration, with possible light deposit.

Fermentazione Malolattica:

in barrels

Maturazione:

in barrels

Tipologia botti:

barrels

Età botti:

new barrels

Tempo di maturazione

minimum 24 months in wood

Affinamento minimo in bottiglia:

12 months

Tipo di bottiglia:

Bordeaux

Potenziale d’invecchiamento:

over 10 years (if well preserved)

Materiale turacciolo:

guaranteed DIAM cork without cork taste

Tipologia terreno:

fresh, deep, gravelly and sandy

Lavorazione:

Integrated production methods

Sistema di coltivazione:

single and double Guyot

Anno d’impianto:

1963

Resa per ettaro:

60 quintals (40 hl)

Tempi di vendemmia:

start of October

Metodo di raccolta:

manual

Confezionamento:

6 of bottles per box (all wrapped by hand)

Abbinamenti:

Powerful wine, of elegant structure, with tannins which are present but velvety. Pairs very well with red meat, game and alpine cheeses, also matured.

Servizio:

In large crystal glasses at 18°C.

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