Organic MARCHE IGT Merlot “Egos”Organic MARCHE IGT Merlot “Egos”

Organic MARCHE IGT Merlot “Egos”

from Producer Provima

This wine is produced from organic Merlot grapes from vineyards cultivated on the hills around Matelica. Here, the favorable climatic conditions promote an optimum aromatic and polyphenolic ripeness of the grapes in perfect sanitary conditions. Then, at harvest time, the best hand-picked grapes and the careful vinification allows the exaltation the fruity and slightly spicy aromas typical of this grape variety.  It is characterized by a soft, balanced taste, of good structure and flavor and with a pleasant fruity aftertaste.

Type of wine: fruity and fragant red wine.

Production area: hills of Matelica (MC) – 250 – 350 m above sea level.

Soil type: loose and medium consistency.

Grape variety: 100% Merlot

Average yield production: 11- 12 tons per hectare.

Processing: hand-picked grapes. Phenolic and aromatic ripenesses are reached, destemming and soft pressing of grapes. Fermentation with maceration for about 7-10 days. Racking, malolactic fermentation is carried out by using selected lactic bacteria.

Maturation: 4 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in the bottle.

Colour: Brilliant ruby red with purplish reflections.

Bouquet: Ample and persistent aroma of violet, black cherries, plum, blueberry and currant.

Flavor: Soft, balanced with good structure with an elegant aftertaste enhance its pleasantness.

Consumption: Could be aged for 2-3 years.

Food matches: Red meats, grilled fish and medium aged cheeses.

Serving temperature: 12-13°C.

Bottle size: 0.75 l.