Bottle

Merlot

Wine

Merlot

SICILIA DOC

Area

The districts of Butera and Riesi in the Province of Caltanissetta.

Grapes

100% Merlot.

Vinification and Maturation

The must fermented for 2 weeks in vertical vinification tanks (using the submerged cap system) at a controlled temperature of 30°C (86°F). The wine matured for 12 months, 50% in 350 liter (92 gallon) tonneaux and 50% in 60 hectoliter (1,320 gallon) oak barrels, followed by a further period of bottle aging.

Colour

A sumptuously deep garnet-red.

Bouquet

A rich bouquet, with scents of red berry fruits, blackcurrants and blackberries, perfectly melded with attractive vanilla notes.

Flavour

Soft yet well-structured, with hints of wild berry fruits (especially raspberries and blackberries) and spices. A very long finish.

Serving Temperature

Serve at around 18°C. (64°F.)

Food Combinations

Delicious with salamis and sausages, roasts, spitroasted meats, mixed grills or strongly-flavored, moderately-aged cheeses.

Alcohol Level

14,5% vol.

Bottle and case size

6 x 0,75l

Estate

Feudo Principi di Butera
Contrada Deliella , 93011, Butera - Caltanissetta, Italy
Tel 0934 347726, Fax 0934 347851
www.feudobutera.it , info@feudobutera.it