Fazio Merlot Sicilia


Producer: Fazio Winery and vineyard in Erice

Area of production: West Sicily, hilly area situated in the north of the province of Trapani

Grapes: Merlot 100%

Altitude: 250/300 mt. above sea level

Density: 4.000/4.500 plants per ha

Production technique: harvesting in boxes. Destalked, vinification in red with traditional soft pressure of the skins and maceration at a controlled temperature of between 20 – 25° C. After malolactic fermentation, stop for aging on the lees for six months. Cold bottling and refined in the bottle for 3 months.

Type of wine: Red. D.O.C. Sicilia

Colour: intense ruby red colour

Perfume: characteristic of the grape, with persistent hints of red fruits and slight hints of balsamic

Taste: full and persistent, elegant with hints of sweet and velvety tannins

Bottle: 75 cl – 13,5% Vol.

Best served at: 14° C

Pairing: traditional with red meats and medium-seasoned cheeses.

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