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2016 Giuseppe Quintarelli Rosso Ca Del MerloBlend from Italy

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A single vineyard bottling. Grapes are pressed immediately after harvest. After 3-4 days of maceration, primary fermentation starts with indigenous yeasts. Wine is racked and t...

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Product Description:

A single vineyard bottling. Grapes are pressed immediately after harvest. After 3-4 days of maceration, primary fermentation starts with indigenous yeasts. Wine is racked and then sits until February. When is racked on to the lees of the Amarone which starts a second alcoholic fermentation (this process is called ripasso). After this fermentation, the wine is racked into large Slavonian oak barrels for seven years.

Product Detail

Item # 137235
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Sub-Region Veneto IGT
Ratings
Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Nebbiolo
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, smoke and earth
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, truffle, plum, leather and vanilla