Avignonesi Desiderio Merlot 2015

Avignonesi Desiderio Merlot 2015

Eye Deep ruby red
Nose Bouquet is deeply endowed with black currant, myrtle, eucalyptus and black cherries
Mouth Very savoury, with hints of incense, the wine has velvety tannins and impressive persistence
Serving Temp. 16-18°
Pairings First courses with meat sauce, steak, aged cheeses
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R0952
€40.00
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Avignonesi 4351
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Type Red
Appellation Toscana IGT
Grape N/A
Grape details 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region Toscana (IT)
Place of Production N/A
Alcholic Grade 14.5%
Wine bottle size 0,75 L Standard
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Production year 2015
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Toscana IGT is the most popular and famous of Italy's Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) titles. It encapsulates the entire region, with the Toscana IGT label permitted on wine produced in any of Tuscany's ten provinces.

It is made with 92% Merlot, a red wine grape variety with strong historic ties to Bordeaux and the southwest of France. It is the predominant variety in most wines from Saint-Émilion and Pomerol, the area in which the variety originated.

The Merlot was picked between the 2nd and the 15th of September.

Vinification is done for up to 4 weeks of temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation with maceration on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Only indigenous yeasts are used. The malolactic fermentation take place in oak.

Ageing is don for 18 months in French oak barriques.

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