Seme Merlot

2011| Doc Collio
Wine type: red
Grapes: Merlot 100%
Commune of production: San Floriano del Collio
Growing area: Collio Goriziano
Total annual production: 2380 bottles
Soil profile: eocene-era stratified marl and sandstone
Training system: Guyot
Vineyard densiity: 4,000-5000 vines per hectare
Average age of vines in full production: 45 years
Crop yield per hectare:
4,000 kg.
Harvest period: first ten days of October hand harvested
Maceration: 21 days, with punch-downs and delestage
Fermentation vessel: stainless steel fermenters and French oak barriques
Age of barriques: 40% new, 30% second year and 30% third year.
Fermentation temperature: 20-25° C
Yeast: cultured
Fermentation length: 7-10 days
Malolactic fermentation:
Maturation: 15 months sur lie in barriques
Clarification: by gravity, in stainless steel
Bottling: 06/27/2013

Bottle-ageing: 18 months in our cellars
Release: 36 months after harvest

Optimum maturity in: 6 years
Maximum cellaring capacity: 12 years



Grado alcoolico Acidità totale pH
2011  13.70%  5.10 g/l  3,65
2010 no product
2009 no product
2008 13.80 % 5.21 g/l  3,65