Rungg Merlot Cabernet

Appellation

Südtirol - Alto Adige DOC

Grapes

Merlot (55%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) and Cabernet Franc (15%) 

Vineyards

The grapes for this wine comes from a hill of a particullary sunny area located on the south side of Tramin.  At around 300 m the soils are composed of calcareous clay and gravel.

Yield

55 hl / hectare

Subzone

Rungg

Aging

7-12 years

Serving Temperature

18-20° C

Availability

0,75 l / 1,5 l magnum

Winemaking

Maceration was carried out at a controlled temperature (26 ° C) with continuous pumping to increase the level of extraction from the grape skins. After fermentation in stainless steel, the wine was aged in a combination of French barriques and large oak casks.

Tasting Notes

Brilliant ruby red in color, the wine shows scents of fruit and spice. On the palate the wine is full-bodied and structured with generous tannins.

Food Pairing

This food-friendly red is particularly suitable for roasts, game and cheeses.

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