Red wine Maria Teresa Merlot Colline Lucchesi DOC 2013

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 18 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 Rich and ruby red colour
Bouquet Very intense with cherry, blueberries and currants notes, integrated with pleasant spicy notes of licorice and cinnamon.
Taste Warm, full bodied and supported by good acidity, great complexity with a pleasant ending of cassis and leatherh.
Alcohol 13,5 % by Vol
Total Acidity 6,2 gr/l
Ph 3,52

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

2 years ago
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