L'Usignolo 2020

Merlot I.G.T. della Svizzera Italiana
Type Red wines
Classification Merlot IGT della Svizzera Italiana
Grape varieties Merlot
Aging 12 months in steel tanks
Size 75cl
Year 2020
Enjoyment phase 4-5 years after harvest
Service temperature 14-16° C
Alcohol content 12.5 %
Article no 00001376

Delicately floral aroma of red petals, followed by fruity notes of blood orange, blackberries and ripe raspberries. Slightly smoky and vegetal notes lend a pleasant complexity.

Goat büscion (fresh cheese) and venison salami, rye croutons and chickpea hummus, mixed boiled meat, Terreni alla Maggia wholemeal fusilli with pork ragout and mushrooms

Pleasant and ready to drink. Medium-light structure. Slight tannic presence. Good acid backbone and perfectly integrated alcohol content. Crisp, fruity aftertaste.

Bright ruby with medium intensity

Fermentation and maceration for 10-12 days in steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation and aging for 12 months in steel tanks.

2020: Winter and spring were characterised by a mild climate with little rain. The summer was hot and dry. Good grape quality, but smaller quantities.

Location of vineyards Sottoceneri
Vineyard exposure and latitude north-east, 330 masl
Age of vines 30 years
Soil calcareous clay with good presence of stones
Planting density 4'500 vines per hectare
Yield per m2 850g
Cultivation system Guyot

CHF 14.00 / 75cl
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