Pátrimo

2013 Patrimo

Region:   Campania

 

AppellationCampania Rosso IGT

 

Varietals:   100% Merlot

 

Color:  Deep ruby red

 

Aroma:  Perfumes of blackberry preserves are evident, as are sweet spices, eucalyptus, vanilla and coffee.

 

Taste:  The tannins are sweet, fine and soft, and very well balanced. The finish has a long persistence of sensations of fruit, spices and roasted coffee.

 

Fermentation:  Grapes are harvested by hand during late September. After de-stemming and pressing, maceration lasts 21 days at a controlled temperature of 79⁰F. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel and malolactic fermentation in wood.

 

Aging:  Minimum 18 months in French barriques of medium toast, and minimum 10 months in bottle.

 

Alcohol:  14%