Red Wine DOC Maria Teresa MERLOT 2015

Wine name Maria Teresa Merlot

Denomination Colline Lucchesi DOC

Vintage 2015

Production area Tenuta Maria Teresa, Colline Lucchesi

Oenologist Massimo Motroni

Soil Mainly sandy with presence of magnesium and silicium

Grape variety 100% Merlot

Exposure facing South

Average vineyards age 20 years

Altitude 200 mt s.l.m.

Training system Spurred cordon pruning

Vine stocks per ha 5500

Yield per ha in Kg 4000

Average year production 3.000 bottles/year

Harvest By hand in small boxes.
Grape selection by vine and by vineyard according to the ripening
Vinification The grapes were produced in respect of the organic certification in progress, with biodynamic methods. Each variety is vinified separately. Crushing and destemming, fermentation with indigenous yeasts, skin maceration at 28/30° C for ten-twelve days, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vats Rough pressing, skin maceration at 28/30° for height days, malolactic in stainless steel vats
Maturing The wine is aged for 12 months in barriques of first or second passage. Then it is assembled in stainless steel vats and left to rest in the natural cold throughout the winter months to achieve tartaric stabilization; it is bottled in the spring
Bottle Ageing At least 6 months before released
Colour Intense and bright purple
Bouquet very intense with cherry, blueberries and currants notes, integrated with light hints of sweet spices, eucalyptus and menthol.
Taste Well structured and persistant, enveloping in the mouth, characterized by fruity notes and elegant tannins. Long aftertaste with a hint of dark chocolate
Alcohol 14 % by Vol

MARIA TERESA MERLOT - PRIZES AND AWARDS

ANTEPRIMA VINI DELLA COSTA TOSCANA 2018

Anteprima Vini della Costa Toscana will enchant Lucca again! Visit the stand of Tenuta Maria Teresa in Real Collegio on May 5th and 6th to discover our five organic wines and taste and smell the flavors of our territory!

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MERLOT 2017 AWARDED WITH A SILVER MEDAL AT AWC-VIENNA

An important result for a product in its first year of organic certification: land care and attention in the wine cellar have created a product that maintains the high quality, respecting nature

1 year ago
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