Slovenian red wine Merlot USSAI. Wine region Vipava Valley. Vintage 2016.

USSAI Merlot

Regular price
€22,49
Sale price
€22,49
Regular price
€25,79
Sold out
Unit price
per 
Tax included.

Red Wine Merlot USSAI - Vipava Valley, Slovenia. 

The winegrower: The Ušaj Family.
Region: Vipava Valley, Slovenia.
Alc.: 14 % vol.
Sweetness: Dry.
Vintage: 2016.
Volume: 750 ml.
Grape variety: Merlot.

Vinification:
Maceration 14 days in contact with skins and seeds in a stainless steel container. Gentle compression with a pneumatic press. Spontaneous fermentation. Natural maturing in oak barrique for 3 years and 6 months in bottles.

Characteristics:
This Merlot has a fresh and young bright ruby ​​color. The color is light and lively, it still has to grow up in a bottle for some time.
The glass is immediately filled with aromas of dark berries and fruits. You can taste blackberries, black currants, cherries and prunes. A fruity and berry aroma develops as soft notes of wild herbs and spices begin to emerge.
In the mouth, the wine is dry and medium-bodied, at the same time, quite light and warm. Acids and tannins are perfectly balanced. Light velvety and minerality appear shortly before the very end. The aftertaste is not long, but rather rounded.

Food pairings:
This wine is well drunk with stews, pasta, ravioli.
Also, Camembert with raspberry jam will fit well.
Serving temperature: 16 - 18°C. 

  

 

 

___
USSAI Merlot. Inventory last updated: Aug 13, 2022.
The product is also available in Green Papa Olive Oil & Wine Store in Ljubljana.