Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 201675cl
Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016
Description of Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016
Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016 (Merlot)
- 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.
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%
Reviews of Matias Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Rio Negro Merlot 2016
Cherry colour. It has currant scents. The 2015 taste was evident in the mouth.
I had it with cod and potatoes.