Merlot

For many decades now we have had a strong focus on Merlot. Magrè, where our family acquired the Löwengang residence in 1934, offers optimum conditions for this grape variety. On the model of the great wines of Bordeaux, Merlot has been cultivated in Alto Adige for over 120 years in combination with other Bordeaux varieties.

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2015
MERLOT
13 % Vol

Color

Deep cherry-red

Aroma

Discreet aroma, fruity, spicy notes

Flavour

Medium-bodied, well built, savoury-fruity, spicy, juicy

Food

Pasta, poultry, white meats, lamb, venison, cheeses

Origin

Selected vineyards in Magrè and Ora. 230 to 320 metres a.s.l. (750 – 1,050 feet)

Soil

Sandy, rocky, and with content of limestone

Vinification

Malolactic fermentation, maturation in stainless steel tanks, large casks and concrete vessels (approximately 12 months).
Maceration in stainless steel tanks

Best to be drunk

Best to be drunk: 2-5 anni

Art and architecture

Sustainable construction, healthy building materials and renewable energies: the new winery made us pioneers in Alto Adige.

Mindset

With a commitment to thinking and acting holistically, we respect the forces and secrets of nature, care for our alliances and take a far-sighted view of the future.

Cellar

We employ modern equipment in combination with nature- friendly wine-making techniques and let innovation interact with nature.