Sito dell’Ulmo Merlot 2015 Menfi DOC 5 litri - Planeta
Sito dell'Ulmo is a pure Merlot and a Single Vineyard. Years of experience have made us identify in the Ulmo vineyards, planted in 1987, on the shores of Lake Arancio, the ideal place for the cultivation of this ancient French variety. Here proposed in a 5-liter bottle
VINEYARD: Ulmo. VARIETY: Merlot. TYPE OF SOIL: medium-textured, medium-deep to deep soil with an abundant skeleton consisting of pebbles, slightly calcareous, and with fractions of dark and vegetal soils. ALTITUDE: 195 meters above sea level YIELD PER HECTARE: 85 quintals TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot. PLANT DENSITY: 3,800 plants per hectare. HARVEST PERIOD: 10th September. VINIFICATION: destemming followed by 14 days of permanence on the skins fermentation at 28 ° C after racking, followed by malolactic fermentation in steel and aging for 14 months in barriques. AGING: 50% new Allier oak barriques. BOTTLING PERIOD: second half of February. ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% vol. TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.15 gr / l. PH: 3.35. AGING CAPACITY: to drink immediately or to age up to 10 years. BOTTLE SIZE: 5 l. ORGANOLEPTIC NOTES: A wine that enchants you and conquers you sweetly. Its singularities emerge especially in the multifaceted yet very agile architecture of its tannins and in the savory and intense gustatory strength. This idea of Merlot with a compact ruby color, very rich in sweet blackcurrant juice and candied violet alternating with thyme and lavender, cannot go unnoticed both on the palate of a refined taster and that of a novice enthusiast. . It is a multifaceted and intriguing red that combines the pleasantness of tannin with an extraordinary length of taste. PAIRING: Although it is very easy to drink on its own, its elegance makes it suitable for white meats also cooked with demanding sauces. Or, a delicate fish cooked without lemon, perhaps accompanied by roasted vegetables.