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Colterenzio Merlot 2018

Colterenzio Merlot

2018
Alto Adige (Italy)

Merlot has been grown in South Tyrol for over a century. Colterenzio's Merlot wine has a splendi...

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£13.20

/ 0.75 L btl

Colterenzio Merlot 2018

Type

Wine Red

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

Merlot has been grown in South Tyrol for over a century. Colterenzio's Merlot wine has a splendid ruby red color; the nose is pleasant and emanates hints of red berries and spices; typical and fruity, in the mouth it shows structure and fullness as well as the characteristic softness of Merlot. Particularly suitable for roast meats, game and spicy cheeses.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Colterenzio

Colterenzio

Founded in 1960 by 28 wine-growers, the Cantina Colterenzio winery now has around 300 members and is one of the most active and enterprising firms in Alto Adige, managed for many years by Wolfgang Raifer, son of the renowned oenologist Luis Raifer who had also taken over the running of the winery back in the 1970s. Most of their vineyards are found in Cornaiano (also known as Girlan) on the outskirts of the town of Appiano, one of the centres of authentic winemaking in the re...

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