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Touché

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


Producer

WP_20150314_14_42_47_SmartGuido Brivio

Source
Switzerland
Red

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2012
SKU
4115237
Composition
Merlot 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12.8 %
Stock
15
Last tasted
2017
Keep until
2020+
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
Switzerland
Colour
Red
Region
Ticino (Tessin)
Wine features
Oaked, Old Vines, Integrated Production
Winemaking features
Low Sulphur
Variety
Merlot
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal
Aged in
Barrel (new)
Wine features
Oaked, Old Vines, Integrated Production
Winemaking
Low Sulphur

More about this wine

How to serve it
16–18°C.
A lightly oaked Merlot that really hits the sweet spot in terms of value for money.

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.

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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