Il Giubileo 2018

Merlot Ticino DOC Magnum
Type Red wines
Classification Merlot Ticino DOC
Grape varieties Merlot
Aging 12 months in second-passage French barriques
Size 150cl
Year 2018
Enjoyment phase 5 years after harvest
Service temperature 18-20° C
Alcohol content 13 %
Awards Decanter UK: Silver, Mondial du Merlot & Assemblage Silver
Article no 00001339

Notes of small red fruits and cherry, spicy, with balsamic and vanilla hints

Italian cuisine, pasta, meat main courses, game, mature cheeses.

Fine and elegant, fruity, with tannin present and well balanced, soft and enveloping with a long and persistent finish

Intense ruby red

Manual harvesting with grapes picked at the right ripeness, traditional vinification with long maceration in stainless steel tanks, followed by 12 months' ageing in second-passage French barriques

2018: The low temperatures and heavy rainfall in March affected the budding of the vines, delaying it by about a week. Subsequently, thanks to the marked rise in temperatures, the vegetation quickly caught up with the delay accumulated in a climate that was continually humid and with little sunshine. The exceptional weather conditions in September allowed the white and red grapes to ripen fully and very well. red grapes.

Vineyard location Ascona, Locarno, Maggia Delta
Soil Sandy to sandy loamy of granite and gneiss origin
Planting density 4,600 vines per hectare
Cultivation system Spurred cordon
Production per m2 700 g

CHF 62.00 / 150cl
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