Credits: Tenuta San Leonardo – Trentino Alto Adige – Italia
Wine: Villa Gresti
Varietal composition: 90% Merlot, 10% Carmenère.
Alcoholic strength: 13% vol.
Classification: Vineyards of the Dolomites I.G.T. (Typical Geographical Indication).
Vinification: spontaneous fermentation in small concrete tanks for about 15/18 days with various daily pumping over and delestage.
Aging: 12 months in first passage French oak barriques.
Resistance to aging: 20 years and more.
Clear, garnet red, consistent.
On the nose the sample is: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted.
Floral scent of geranium and carnation, followed by fruity notes of black cherry and wild berries, delicate spicings of cloves and black pepper, toasted cocoa powder and cigar box, balsamic eucalyptus closure.
On the palate the tannin is perfectly balanced, silky, good persistence and fine quality.
It is recommended in combination with a medium-aged cheese platter.
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