Soliti Merlot

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Soliti Merlot

A merlot from the hills of Piemonte which is exceptional quality and value.

Specifications

Country, Region
Italy, Piedmonte
Grape
Merlot
Vintage
2018
Food friend
Rich pasta ragu
Vegan
Vegetarian

Additional Details

Tasting Notes

Plum, blackberry and savoury spice characters on the nose. Full flavoured with layers of black fruit and toasty spice backed by firm, ripe tannins, dark chocolate notes and a fresh finish.

Producer details

Il Cascinone was acquired by leading Piemonte producer Araldica in 1999 - an exceptional estate in the Monferrato hills which has undergone extensive restoration and replanting. The 'Il Cascinone' range is produced with grapes sourced from Araldica’s most prized vineyards, both on the estate itself and from other selected sites.

In the vineyard

The Merlot grapes are grown in a single block of just 2.5 Ha, planted in 2000 on south, south west facing slopes to encourage ripening. Cool nights on the hillside vineyards also encourages the development of fruity characters in the finished wine.

In the winery

The must is carefully fermented at controlled temperatures (26-28 degrees C) for 15 days to ensure plenty of fruit extraction. The wine is then racked at least twice before being transferred to barriques and traditional Piemontese tini (large conical wooden vats) for malolactic fermentation and maturation for 8-10 months.

Food Recommendations

Grilled red meats from your BBQ or rich pasta ragu sauces

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12 bottles minimum
Within 10 miles of Hattersley Wines, Bakewell, Derbyshire

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