Bagueri Merlot

Spicy but silky and all-round – from forest fruit to rich dark chocolate.

Colour: dark velvety ruby red
Aroma:an outstanding aroma of blackcurrant, plum marmelade, cocoa, chocolate and mint
Taste: soft mouthfeel, delightfull notes of ripe berries and plum, followed by the characteristic dark
chocolate aftertaste. A solid structure with an agreeable freshness. A pleasantly long and warm finish.
Awards
  • Concour Mondial Bruxelles [Belgium] – Silver Medal
  • Japan Wine Challenge – Silver Medal
  • Finger lakes International Competition – Silver medal
  • Galician Wine Festival [Poland] - Champion

Production
Origin
Wine growing area: Brda
Position: SW, SE
Vineyard shape: terraced
Altitude: 80 – 350 m
Vine training: single Guyot
Spacing: 5,000 vines/ha
Age of vineyards: 10 – 25 years
Soil type: clay
Climate: sub-Mediterranean, a mixture of warm sea air and the influence of cold Alpine winds
Grapes
Variety: 100 % Merlot
Harvesting: exclusively handpicked grapes
Vinification
10 – 15 days at T= 25 – 28 ̊C
Fermentation
100% in French and American barriques
Maturation
100 % in French and American barriques, 24 months »sur lie«
Malolactic fermentation (MLF): 100%

 

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Food pairings

Turkey
Red meat
Turkey
Cheese
Turkey
Desert
Pork dishes, venison dishes, beef dishes and medium mature cheeses. Ravioli, garlic, dried tomatoes, ragu, pepper, potatoes.
Vintage2012
Volumes750 ml
Box packages
  • 750ml × 6

Technical specifications (.pdf)

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