DJJ Südtiroler Merlot Riserva

Alcoholic content: 14,5 %

Acidity: 5,7 g/l

Residual sweetness: 0,9 g/l

Food pairings:
An ideal wine with game and dark meats.

Vinification:
24 day must fermentation in open steel tanks with agitation of the must. Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels followed by aging in barriques for 18 months.

Grape variety:
Merlot

Age of vines:
30 years.

Site:
Prutznai, 300 m a.s.l.

Soil:
loamy gravel

Vine training:
pergola training system, near-natural integrated production

Serving temperature:
18 – 20 °C

Description

A homage to the unique terroir and above all to the old wine-growers Josef and Johanna Sölva when they handed over to their son Dieter Sölva in 2011. Created out of gratitude.
Refined and charismatic.

Tasing notes:
Color: dark ruby red
Aroma: complex ripe fruit notes of blackberry combined
with mature aromas from the barriques.
Taste: full-flavored with a powerful tannin structure.

Downloads

Merlot DJJ 2017

Merlot DJJ 2016

The DJJ Südtiroler Merlot Riserva is available for purchase directly from our estate.
Business hours for the sale of wine: Mon.–Sat. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
And by appointment.
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Grapes for our DJJ Südtiroler Merlot Riserva are harvested at these wine-growing locations in Kaltern: