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Smooth, spicy and elegant

Langhe Merlot

  • Denomination: DOC
  • Variety: Merlot 
  • Altitudine and exposure: 350 m. a.s.l.; South-West
  • Soil: Calcareous and clayey with sandy veins

IN THE VINEYARD

  • Type of growth: Guyot 
  • Fertilizer: Natural manure, green manure
  • Harvest: By hand in 20 kg September/ October
  • Average production: 40 hl/ha

IN THE CELLAR

  • Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature with maceration on the skins for 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in wood.
  • Aging: 8 months in 500 l French oak tonneau. 

TASTING NOTES

  • Colour: Bright ruby red with garnet reflections
  • Bouquet: Complex with pleasant notes of red ripe fruits and sweetly spiced.
  • Taste: Elegant and smooth. The finish is persistent with well-balanced acidity and tannins due to the aging in wood.

EVOLUTION AND FOOF PAIRINGS

  • Evolution: 10-12 years
  • Food pairings: First courses, red meats, mushrooms and medium-aged cheeses.

REACHED SCORES

2
Gambero Rosso
90
IWSC
89
Guida Veronelli

Address

Rizieri Società Agricola Semplice

Via San Calocero, 7 - 12055

Diano d’Alba (CN) - Italy

P.IVA 03278170042

N. REA 277489

Elegant wines from a noble land.