Merlot Saleggi

90.0000% of 100

Starting at £36.30

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Switzerland  Ticino 

Top end Ticino Merlot - rich and warm and everything Merlot should be.

Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
  • Alpine Wines Varieties: Merlot
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Merlot Saleggi 2011 75cl cl

Matured in new oak, this Ticino Merlot is everything you can ask for in a Merlot from Ticino. True to the region and the grape, it is fruity and full-bodied and shows why Ticino is the perfect place to grow Merlot. In fact, almost 90% of vines in Ticino are Merlot. If you need to question why, just try this wine.

Ben says of the 2011 (August 2016): Vast amounts of cherries fill your nose as you breathe in this lovely aroma with plum, dark chocolate, hummus and even some green apple in the background. In the mouth this is a beautifully soft wine, caressing the taste buds with perfect acidity and gentle tannins. The stone fruits dominate but herbal notes join in strongly. The finish is very enjoyable as different flavours pop up. Another great Merlot from Ticino.

Flo says of the 2011 (September 2018): This wine is just a delightful example of Merlot from Ticino, the previous tasting notes still very hold up with the delightful roundness and richness of ageing. 

Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Delea
Country Switzerland
Region Ticino
Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Closure Natural Cork
Varieties Merlot
Ripeness Normal
Product Code 4113004
Size 75cl
Alcohol 13
Last Tasted 13 Nov 2018
Keep Until 2020+
Case Size 6
Stock Levels 2 at Alpine Wines HQ
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