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MERLOT LE MERLE Valle d’Aosta DOP Les Cretes

Valle d'Aosta
Valle d’Aosta DOP
2015
Sku: 2343
Until stocks
Q.ty
€ 26.60 € 34.00
Shipping within Monday 28 September, if you order within 14 hours e 19 minutes

Opzione Quantità

2 bottles
€ 53.20
Purchase
-22%

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
91/100
2020

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Les Cretes
Region
Valle d'Aosta
Wine list:
Merlot
Denomination:
Valle d’Aosta DOP
Vintage:
2015
Grapes:
100% Merlot
Alcohol:
14,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Medium-bodied and fragrant
Pairing:
Roast meat, Lamb, Cold meats and salami, Pasta with meat sauce, Risotto, Fillet with green pepper, Scallops with mushrooms, Saffron risotto

Descrizione vino

It is made with 100% Merlot grapes. The production area is “Aymavilles” with the average vineyards of 25 years old. The soil is moraine and sandy with a North-west exposition and with very strong slopes. It is at 650 meters above the sea level. The surface is extended for 5500 square meters and it is cultivate with the trellised and the guyot method. The density is 7500 trees per hectare with a profit of 65 quintals per hectare. The grapes harvest takes place in October and then the grapes are put in steel tanks for 12-18 days and it follows the 1 year of refinement in French oak barrels of 300 liters. This Merlot born form the innovative and researching souls of Eleonora and Elena “With the Merle wine we would like to evoke the terroir where it comes from cultivated with this international variety. The name comes from the fighting with the blackbirds which love these grapes.

 

Characteristics of the MERLOT LE MERLE - Valle d’Aosta DOP

It has a charged, bright and deep ruby red color. The smell is rich of black berries aromas like blackberry and blueberry jams with violet and rose flower aromas. The taste is seducing with spicy aromas and a silky and elegant end made of toasted cacao hints.

 

Suggested pairings with this Les Cretes

It is perfect with cold cuts, red and white meats and the braised little goat or lamb. It is perfect with the orange duck too and the chicken with oranges and lemons. It must be served at 16-18°C in a wide wine glass. The proof is 13.5%.

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