2015

Ticino DOC Merlot Valsangiacomo L'Ariete

Merlot

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Wine information

Region

Tessin, Switzerland

Grape

Merlot

Producer

Valsangiacomo

Vintage

2015

Goes well with

Italian cooking, grilled food, deli-meat, cheese

Degustation notes

A rather clear ruby colour, a spicy bouquet of berries and pepper decorated with a hint of plum and cinnamon, aromatic on the attack, a well balanced structure, not very tannic, a light, soft Ticinese Merlot.

Special notes

F. lli Valsangiacomo SA was founded in 1831 in Chiasso. Merlot, a vintage from the Bordeaux region, was officially introduced in Ticino in the early twentieth century, where it was the subject of intense promotion to such an extent that it covers 86% of the wine-growing area and is the main grape of the canton. Each bottle is labeled "viti" awarded only to quality wines after strict control by the cantonal authorities.

Alcohol content

12.5%

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2017-2024

Original packaging

Box of 6

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

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