La Torretta

La Torretta Merlot Venezia IGT

Regular price $10.99

Producer: La Torretta

Region: Veneto

Winemaker: Fabrizio Fichera

Winemaking: Soft pressing, maceration on the skins for 8 days and fermentation at controlled temperature.

Appellation: Venezia IGT

Grape Variety: 100% Merlot

Production: 5000 cases

Summary

Merlot has found sympathetic accommodations in the rolling landscape of the Veneto. Rich soil provides plenty of nourishment for this historically soft and sensuous wine. Intense red color with delicate bouquet. Dry, soft taste typical of Merlot.

Food Pairing

Ideal with pasta dishes, meats, sausages and cheeses. Chill slightly and have a couple of bottles ready for your next pizza night with friends.

Varietal Notes

Traditionally herbaceous with ripe fruit and mild tannins and acidity. It is often used as a blending grape, especially in Bordeaux, and is the third most planted grape in the world.