Barbarossa 2020

Merlot Ticino DOC Riserva
Type Red wines
Classification Merlot Ticino DOC Riserva
Grape varieties Merlot
Aging Ageing partly in stainless steel, partly in truncated oak vats of 1400 litres for one year and partly in second-passage French oak barriques.
Size 50cl
Year 2020
Enjoyment phase 2023-2027
Service temperature 18°-20°C
Alcohol content 12 %
Article no 00001388

Good complexity dictated by classic notes of crisp red fruits, fresh floral notes of geranium, chinato notes, against a background reminiscent of roasted coffee

Terreni alla Maggia polenta red with ossobuco. Horse burgers. Ticino semi-fat cheese. Categories: grilled meat, fine meat burgers, semi-matured soft cheese.

Classically styled, balanced, easy-drinking, everyday Merlot. Medium-structured and well-integrated tannin. Gives a pleasant softness and persistence of flavour.

Medium intense and brilliant garnet red

Manual harvesting of the grapes at the right ripeness, fermentation and maceration on the skins for 15 days in stainless steel tanks.

A mild climate with little rain characterised the winter and spring period. The summer was hot and dry. Good grape quality, but lower quantity.

Grape variety Merlot
Vineyard location Sopra e Sottoceneri.
Soil Sandy (Maggia Delta) and loamy (Sottoceneri).
Density 4600 vines per hectare.
Training system Spurred cordon. Production m2 700 g

CHF 18.00 / 50cl
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