Aurelio 1899 Riserva 2017

32,00 CHF

To remind
Near a chestnut grove on the Gambarogno hills, we can find the memory of the land of the Mondelle (chestnuts), and vineyards that have been grown for more that 50 years to give body and substance to our Réserve. A wine with great persistence, a delicate body and harmonious flavour.
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FLAVOUR
Wine of great structure and lasting aftertaste, with an elegant and harmonious body. The maturation in barrels enhances its complexity, giving it roundness and softness.

AROMA
As a young wine: intense fragrances, ripe fruit, light hint of vanilla.
As a mature wine: develops more complex notes of sweet tobacco and liquorice.

DESIGNATION
Merlot Ticino

VINE
Merlot 100%

CLASSIFICATION
DOC

COLOUR
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. Light pressing and destemming every 30 minutes in thermocontrolled horizontal fermenters. The mass is then heated 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 barrels of 1st and 2nd passage. Lees processing to improve the roundness and complexity of the wine and to complete the malolactic fermentation. 16-month maturation process in barrels after racking. Bottling after optimal blending of the different barrels to give it a good structure, elegance, finesse and roundness with light and soft wood overtones. Bottling without any stabilisation or filtration, with possible light deposit.

Fermentazione Malolattica:

in barrels

Maturazione:

in barrels for no less than 16 months

Tipologia botti:

French oak barrel

Età botti:

barrels of 1st and 2nd passage

Tempo di maturazione

minimum 16 months in wooden casks

Affinamento minimo in bottiglia:

minimum 12 months

Tipo di bottiglia:

Bordeaux

Potenziale d’invecchiamento:

10 years

Materiale turacciolo:

guaranteed DIAM cork without cork taste

Tipologia terreno:

fresh, deep and sandy

Lavorazione:

Integrated production methods

Sistema di coltivazione:

single and double Guyot

Anno d’impianto:

1967 and 1972

Resa per ettaro:

60 quintals (40 hl)

Tempi di vendemmia:

around end of September

Metodo di raccolta:

Manual

Confezionamento:

in a box for 6 bottles

Abbinamenti:

Despite its present and structured tannins, it pairs very well with red meat, ragu and alpine cheeses, also matured.

Servizio:

Served in large crystal glasses at 18°C.

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