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MERLOT Eminent

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Made from selected best grapes from vineyards on terraces. Our vineyards bring out its potential with specific soils, locations and microclimates, making it a smooth and structural wine with a great deal of colour and flavours.

Grape variety: Merlot
Wine region: Goriška brda - Slovenia
Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone with a predominantly clayey component), the soil is rich in minerals and marine fossils.
Vineyard orientation: SE
Altitude: 140 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Grape harvest: October. Hand harvesting at full ripeness, selected grapes. Gentle handling of grapes and must.
Maceration: 14 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks.
Barrels: Barriques, made to our order from Slovenian oak, selection.
Maturation: Natural maturing in 225 –Litre oak barrels (barrique) for three years. Maturing continues after bottling. Tertiary aromas will develop over the years to come.
Sugar level: dry
Bottle and packaging: Bordolese EUROPEA 0,75 l/cardboard box of 12 bottles.

Serving temperature: 18 °C
We recommend opening the bottle about one hour prior to tasting the wine. The aroma is fully developed through the process of decanting.

Description: Intense ruby red colour. With longer maturing, it acquires brick-red hues. A luxurious and unique bouquet, full of balsamic notes. On the palate, ripe fruit, cherry strudel, cherries in liqueur, and soft spiciness. Complex, structured, and mineral flavour. A mature full-bodied wine with pleasant acidity and ripe, soft tannins. An elegant wine. Long and noble aftertaste.

Great potential for bottle maturing.

Food pairing
Appetizers: cold cuts of meat
Appetizers: prosciutto in bread dough
Appetizers:  Red wine mushrooms
Appetizers: duck file Porto
Red meat: beefsteak with sauce
Red meat:
 roasted pork belly
Red meat:
 Florentine steak
Game: wild boar cutlet, dumplings with venison ragout
Cheese: mature cheeses 

MERLOT Eminent reaches its maximum expression in the first eight years and then, under the right bottle-storing conditions, exceed ten years or more.

MERLOT Eminent with a bottle ageing potential of ten years and more. The rich structure and harmony of the aromas acquire complexity, elegance, and bouquet with ageing.
Thanks to a highly suitable micro-terroir and natural production methods, the wine remains fresh, fruity, and full of flavour and vitality.

AWARDS

SILVER MEDAL GREAT AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION USA

vino forum 2016 

Red wine. Dry wine.

Soil: flysch of Eocene origin (marl and sandstone).  Select locations and grapes - micro terroir. 
Maceration: 14 days on the skins in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks.
Maturation: 2 years in oak barrels.




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