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Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016

75cl

Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016

£36.32
£36.32
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2017 and 2015
Appellation:Patagonia (Argentina)
Winery: Matias Riccitelli
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Wine Level In The Bottle: Mid-Shoulder (ME - Mi-Epaule)
The Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016 (£217.94) is a red wine made by Matias Riccitelli from the region of Patagonia vinified with merlot from 2016. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Description of Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016

Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016 (Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: deep garnet red.
  • Nose: elegant aromas of wild dark fruits, subtle hints of vanilla, chocolate and spices.
  • Mouth: complex and rich, soft and ripe tannins and a long and generous finish.

APPELLATION: Patagonia.

VINEYARD: This Merlot comes from vineyards that are forgotten 60 years. This rediscovered vineyard is located along the bank of the Black River in Allen, Black River, Patagonia. Located at 39 ° South latitude, exposure to sunlight can be intense, but the nights are cool. These changes daytime temperature, favor a longer period of ripening and flavor concentration in the berries. Ungrafted vines are grown on sandy soils, clay loam and are traditionally grown with a training system Positioning Vertical buds and watered by flooding.

GRAPES: 100% Merlot.

AGEING: 50% of the wine aged in first, second and third use, the remaining 50% aged in French oak vats of 1,000 liters.

PREPARATION: grapes harvested at optimum maturity levels. Berries, carefully sorted and transferred to small concrete tanks with indigenous yeasts. Maceration for five days, followed by fermentation at 26 ° controlled temperature and 28 °C A long after fermentation for 20 days maceration, ensuring extraction of color, flavor and structure.

PAIRING: grilled meats, roast duck or hard cheese.

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%

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Opulent and deeply textured, this complex and intense wine has lovely herbal aromatics of lavender and rosemary complemented by wild dark fruits and hints of chocolate
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Reviews of other vintages of Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 201602015

4/5

The first person who mentioned this wine to me, was my brother.
Cherry colour. It has currant scents. The 2015 taste was evident in the mouth.
I had it with cod and potatoes.
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Adam Smith