Uno di quattro Merlot San Gimignano DOC

Production area San Gimignano

Grapes 100% Merlot

Age of vineyards 15 years old

Altitude 380 – 420 meters above sea level

Training system spurred cordon

Plant density 4000 plants per hectare

Production per plant 1 kg

Method of harvest hand harvest, careful selection of grapes in the cellar

Fermentation traditional fermentation in small cement tanks with maceration on the skins for 15-18 days, frequent reshuffling of the skins and performing three delestage. Aging in French oak barrels (for one third new ones) for 36 Months

Bottle aging at least 6 months

Alcohol content 15.5% Vol.

Colour brilliant ruby red with garnet highlights with aging

Nose typical aroma of berries or red flesh and black in general

Palate rich and full-bodied with notes of jam, good finish with excellent persistence and perspective of longevity

Ideal serving temperature 18° C

Pairings can accompany the dishes more flavourful and complex of the traditional Tuscan venison, steak and cheese