La Lepre Black 2021

Merlot Ticino DOC
Type White wines
Classification Ticino DOC
Grape varieties Merlot
Aging 10 months in french oak barriques
Size 75cl
Year 2021
Enjoyment phase 4/5 years after harvest
Service temperature 12 – 14° C
Alcohol content 13 %
Article no 00001377

Fine and fruity with hints of peach and citrus fruits, spicy notes and hints of vanilla

aperitifs, appetisers, fish and carpaccio

Full and dry with good acidity, good balance and harmonious on the palate, savoury and persistent.

Yellow with copper highlights

Harvested manually, must is separated from marc by gently pressing, then fermented in new, temperature-controlled French oak barriques and aged for approximately 10 months on lees to enhance structure and character.

2021: A mild, not excessively cold winter. Cold spring with delayed vegetative recovery. Hot summer with rain during the final ripening phase.

Vineyard location Locarno, Maggia Delta
Soil sandy to loamy, derived from granite and gneiss rock
Planting density 4,600 vines per hectare
Yield per m2 600 g
Cultivation system single Guyot

CHF 25.00 / 75cl
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