Barbarossa 2019

Merlot Ticino DOC Riserva
Type Red wines
Classification Ticino DOC Merlot Riserva
Grape varieties Merlot
Aging Partly aged in 1,400-litre truncated oak vats for one year and partly in second-passage French oak barriques.
Size 75cl
Year 2019
Enjoyment phase 5 years after harvest
Service temperature 18° C
Alcohol content 12.5 %
Article no 00001332

Fine and elegant with notes of small red fruits, cherries in alcohol and jam, well blended with spicy notes

Polenta, braised meat, game, cheese

"Good structure, elegant, ripe tannins,
cherries and jam, spicy tones of vanilla, cinnamon. Good persistence and balance."

Brilliant ruby with slight garnet highlights

Harvested manually with grapes picked at the right ripeness, fermentation and maceration with the marc for 15 days in stainless steel tanks

2019: Rather cold winter (with snow down to the lowlands). Medium-warm spring with good rainfall. Very cool summer, never excessively hot.

"Vineyard location Sopra und Sottoceneri
Soil sandy, partly gravelly, derived from granite and gneiss rock
Planting density 4,600 vines per hectare
Cultivation system spurred cordon
Yield per m2 700 g"

CHF 24.00 / 75cl
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