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Red Wine, Switzerland

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Red Wine, Switzerland

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The perfectly balanced Merlot - fruit and body, still at a nice price, just right. "Touché" indeed.
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Touché 2012


Red Wine, Switzerland, Ticino Guido Brivio

Guido Brivio

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The Wine


Yet another Merlot blockbuster from Guido Brivio.

A beautiful ruby coloured, perfectly clean and clear wine with wonderful aromas of black fruits and blueberry, caramalised plums, hints of liquorice and a lovely oaked softness from the 12 months in oak. Brivio has a magic ability to create deep reds without any harsh or overly obvious tannins and this is one of those wines. In the mouth the aromas transfer perfectly with a fantastic amount of spice. The softness is tremendous without any trace of flabbiness at all. It is a superb wine. Jancis Robinson refers to Brivio's "Platinum" Merlot as a Pomerol. High, but accurate, praise indeed.

Flo says of the 2012 (Feb 2018): This Swiss merlot is herbaceous and tannic with large red fruit notes, well worth a try!

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In Depth:

Vinified in the traditional method with a maceration period of 12-14 days at 28- 30°C in stainless-steel tanks. The wine is matured for 12 months in one year-old barriques.

Additional Information


Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Guido Brivio
Serving Suggestion 16–18°C.
Colour Red Wine
Style Red, Single Variety, Still, Dry
Variety Merlot
Key Features Oaked, Old Vines
Winemaking Low Sulphur
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Ticino
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Aged In Barrel (new)
Last Tasted 21 Feb 2018
Vintages 2012

[4115237] 2012


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size: 0.75
stock: 15
product code:[4115237]
closure:Natural Cork
last checked in:2018-02-21
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Colour: Intense and deep ruby. Bouquet: Intense and complex, harmonic, with notes of black fruits such as blueberry and blackberry. Roasted hints that remind of liquorice with light spicy nuances. Palate: Smooth and fruity. Fresh, rich and with a good structure. Tannins of perfect quantity and strength. Balanced, harmonic and persistent at the finish.

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