Denomination -

Trentino DOC

First name -

Merlot

Cellar:

Agricultural Institute San Michele all'Adige, Edmund Mach Foundation

Grapes - Merlot

Vineyard -

Mover, in a hilly area above the Agricultural Institute

Exposure and elevation - west, 350 m asl

Soil - with mixed mineralogy, calcareous, silty texture with abundant skeleton

Training system and planting density - espalier with spurred cordon pruning,
5,000 vines / ha

Planting year -

2000

Yield of strain -

1.8 kg / strain

Harvest -

manual, end of September

Winemaking -

maceration of the medium crushed grapes, 8-10 days at a temperature of 28 ° C, racking and racking into oak barrels; the racking is followed by a close racking, malolactic fermentation in oak barrels

Refinement -

10 months in small oak barrels, 2 in the bottle

Service temperature

20 ° C, uncork the bottle one hour before consumption; it is advisable to ssigenare the wine by decanting it in a carafe

Pairings

first courses based on meat and mushroom sauces, also ideal with roasts and game