Fattoria 6 Gigli

Wines

Merlot

IGT TREVENEZIE

TYPOLOGY: Red Wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 40,28 hectares

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo-Pramaggiore

SOIL PROFILE: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone

GRAPE VARIETY: Merlot

ASPECT: North-South

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES: 10 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 15 mt. asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Sylvoz

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.800 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 12.000 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: Average 20.000 bottles

VINIFICATION: The clusters are de-stemmed and the grapes gently pressed. The must ferments with cultured yeasts in steel fermenters for 3-5 days at 28-32°C, with regular pumpovers and délestage. The wine is then pressed off and racked into steel tanks for malolactic fermentation and maturation.

MATURATION: In steel

BOTTLE AGEING: 2-3 months

APPEARANCE: Ruby red

BOUQUET: Fruit and crisp, subtly herbaceous

PALATE: Full-flavoured well-balanced

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Excellent when partnered with lighter meats and heavier meat stews, with lamb, veal alla parmigiana, and medium-aged cheeses.

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12,20%
Total acidity:

5,00 g/l


Ph: 3,48
Dry extract: 21,50 g/l
Total SO2: 72 mg/l (maximum: 160 mg/l)

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