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Tilia Estate

Merlot 2014

2014 / 100% Merlot
24.40 €
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Medium Red


Vipava Valley



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WINE DESCRIPTION: Deep red colour with violet nuance. Matured aromas of ripe forest fruit, dry plums, jam with a hint of smoke. Ready to be enjoyed today, but also suitable for some aging (3-5 years). VINEYARD: Place breg (0,7 ha, altitude 140 m a.s.l.), 6000 vines/ha, average plant age 10 years, single guyot training system SOIL: flish WINE YIELD: 60 hL/ha HARVESTING: hand picked BOTTLING: February 2015 PRODUCTION: 25 cases WINE TECHNOLOGY: The grapes are very well matured, grape tops are removed with scissors in beginning of August (at veraison). 10 days of classic maceration with two delestages. The wine is aged for 16 months in new oak barrique barrels Vicard. Controlled Manolactic fermentation and 12 months of active batonaging. No filtation before bottling. WINE CHARACTERICTICS: Alc: 14.5 vol. % / Sugar cont.: 3.0 g/L / Acidity: 6.2 g/L FOOD AND WINE Recommended with all kind of meat dishes, venison and spicy dishes. Best enjoyed in a good company!

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