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Switzerland  Ticino 

A crowd pleaser both for Merlot lovers and a surprise to the "I don't like Merlot" crowd.

Winemaker Gialdi & Brivio
Features Oaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
  • Alpine Wines Grape Varieties: Merlot
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Baiocco 2017 75cl cl
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An good classic Ticino style Merlot at an affordable price. Just a touch of oak and a lot of complexity for a wine at this price point.

Style Red, Still, Dry, Single Variety
Winemaker Gialdi & Brivio
Country Switzerland
Region Ticino
Features Oaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Aged In Barrel (old)
Closure Synthetic Cork
Varieties Merlot
Ripeness Normal
Winemaking Malolactic
Tasting Notes
Color: Intense ruby. Bouquet: Intense, harmonic and complex. Smell of ripe red berry fruits, delicate roasted notes and spicy tones. Palate: Fruity and fresh, a well-bodied and pleasant wine. Very good balance, long finish.
Vintage 2017
Color: Intense ruby red.

Bouquet: Intense, harmonic and complex. Smell of ripe red berry fruits and delicate roasted notes and spicy tones.

Palate: Fruity and fresh, a well-bodied and pleasant wine. Very good balance, long at the finish.

Serving temperature: 16° C


Product Code 41GB0317
Size 75cl
Alcohol 12.8
In a nutshell Classic "Grotto" style Merlot. Enjoy!
Arrived 23 Dec 2019
Last Tasted 4 Mar 2021
mature evolution? No
Keep Until 2029
Also Available at The Bottle Shop , Gardner and Beedle, Partners in Wine
Case Size 6
Sweetness dry
Closure Natural Cork
Allergens Contains Sulphites
Composition 100% Merlot
No longer available
VintageProduct CodeAlcoholkeeps at least until
2013411523612.8 2020+

Vinified in the bordelaise style with a maceration period of 10 - 12 days at 28°C in stainless-steel tanks. 20 % of the wine is matured in oak casks of 34 to 42 hl, while the other 80 % is aged for over 10 months in 2 or 3 year-old barriques.

The Baiocco 2018 will reach its full expressive potential beginning in summer 2020, and will maintain its character through 2025 and beyond if properly cellared.

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