Merlot Barrique

21.50 CHF

SKU: 00925_075 Merlot AOC du Valais Barrique Categories: ,
AOC du Valais

A grape variety grown in most wine regions, this Merlot AOC du Valais expresses a unique character by giving up some of its typicality to the benefit of an exceptional fruitiness. This wine goes perfectly with the taste of oak barrels having accompanied it for more than 18 months.

DISTINCTIONS

Argent – Mondial du Merlot 2016
Argent – grand prix du vin suisse 2014
Argent – Expovina 2007
Argent – Expovina 2006

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Merlot

Powerful and structured, Merlot is a fruity, smooth wine with a round palate. Delicate, tender and elegant, its colour is bright red and the nose combines aromas of peony and violet. This wine goes perfectly with the taste of oak barrels having accompanied it for more than 18 months.

History

A cousin of Cabernet, Merlot is a relatively late-maturing variety cultivated in most wine regions. Its soft tannins and violet colour like clay soils at the foot of the hill from which Merlot has developed an exceptional fruitiness.

Vinification

For more than 18 months, this wine is aged in oak barrels, which gives it good ageing potential.

Gastronomy

Merlot fits very well with meats in sauce, cheese and risotto.

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Weight 1 kg
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