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Pizzorno Reserva Merlot Tannat

Pizzorno Reserva Merlot Tannat

Wine making process of each variety separately respecting the oenological maturation of each of them.Cold macerationduring 48 to 72 hours for a first extraction of aromas, tannins and colour compounds. Fermentation at controlled temperature below 20aC , with selected yeasts. Well balanced and perfect to pair with a wide range of dishes.

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Technical Information

  • Harvest 2020
  • Type of grape 60% Merlot – 40% Tannat
  • Vineyards San Francisco
  • Weather

    Canelones: It has a marked influence from the Río de la Plata, one of the largest hydrographic basins in the world. Average annual temperature 17° C

  • Soil

    Canelones: Clayey silt with medium fertility and depth, with a subsoil rich in calcium carbonate. Middle hill with northeast exposure. The soils of Canelones are generated from sediments and have a high fertility, allowing an outstanding development of the vine stocks.

  • Age of the vineyards: 20 years - 25years
  • Driving system: Lyra - Single cordon
  • Harvest: Handpicked in 18Kg. cases.
  • Winemaker Marcelo Laitano
  • Vinification: Classic in concrete tanks.
  • Fermentation 10 días
  • Maceration: 15 days
  • Oak: Does not apply
  • Alcohol: 13,0 % v/v
  • Residual sugar: 1,8 gr/L
  • Total acidity: 3,4 gr/L H2SO4.
  • pH: 3,60
  • Aging: 4 years
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Tasting Note:

  • Glass:

    Color rubí intenso, con ribetes violáceos.

  • Nose:

    Frutos rojos maduros con delicados aromas a higos y ciruelas pasas.

  • Palate:

    Complex fruit flavors,medium bodied texture with excellent structure,and long lingering finish.

  • Pairing:

    Carnes rojas, piezas de cazas y pastas con salsas condimentadas.

  • Serving Temperature:

    16- 18°C

Pizzorno Family Estates – +(598) 2368 9601 – bodega@pizzornowines.com