Aurelio 1899 Riserva 2019 75cl

38,00 CHF

Remember
Close to a chestnut grove in the hills of Gambarogno, harbors the memory of the terroir of Mondelle (chestnuts) and vineyards that have been cultivated for more than 50 years to give body and depth to our Reserve. A wine of great persistence, fine body and harmonious taste.

Description

TASTE
A wine with great structure and persistence, elegant and harmonious body. Maturation in barrels accentuates complexity by imparting roundness and softness.

PERFUMES
When young: intense, ripe fruit, slight hint of vanilla.
When mature: develops more complex notes of sweet tobacco and licorice.

DENOMINATION
Merlot Ticino

VARIETY
100% Merlot

CLASSIFICATION
DOC

COLOR
Deep red

WINE TYPOLOGY.
Red
Contains Sulfites

AREA OF ORIGIN
Municipality of Gambarogno (2 km from Lake Locarno), Ticino, Switzerland

ALCOHOLIC GRADE.
13.5% Vol.

Additional information

Description:

Harvested by hand at the right stage of ripeness.
Press-destemming every 30 minutes in horizontal winemakers with automatic temperature control.
Mass heating to 26°C for color extraction and start of alcoholic fermentation. Different cycles of processing the skins to soften the tannins. Direct racking in 1st and 2nd passage barriques. Yeast processing to improve roundness and complexity of the wine and also terminate malolactic fermentation. Maturation of 16 months in barrels after racking. Before bottling, blending between barrels in optimal proportion; seeking good structure, elegance, finesse and roundness, with light and soft wood. Bottling without stabilization and filtration, with possible light storage.

Malolactic fermentation:

barrel turn

Maturation:

barrel

Barrel type:

french oak barrel

Age barrels:

barrels of 1st and 2nd passage

Ripening time

in wood minimum 24 months

Minimum bottle aging:

12 months

Bottle type:

Bordeaux

Aging potential:

over 10 years old (if well preserved)

Cork material:

DIAM cork guaranteed with no cork taste

Land type:

fresh, deep, gravelly and sandy

Processing:

Methods of Integrated Production

Cultivation system:

Double and simple Guyot

Year of planting:

1967 e 1972

Yield per hectare:

60 q (40 Hl)

Harvest times:

between late September and early October

Collection method:

manual

Packaging:

6 bottles per box (all hand-wrapped)

Pairings:

Easy to match despite tannins present, with good extracts. Excellent with red meats, ragouts and even aged alpine cheeses.

Service:

In large crystal glasses at 18°C