Wine Baracchi, "Smeriglio" Merlot, Cortona DOC
Reviews of purchase Baracchi, "Smeriglio" Merlot, Cortona DOC
Wine of intense ruby color.
The taste of wine is pleasant, full-bodied, has a well-rounded, soft texture and is in perfect balance with the flavor.
The aroma of wine intense and persistent, with hints of berries, which are mixed with the subtle nuances of vanilla, coffee and spices.
The wine goes well with rich dishes, rich fragrant first and second dishes, roast game, talyattele with meat ragout.
A series of wines "Smerilo" is named after a very attentive and full of passion hawk with which Riccardo Barakki goes to falconry. These monosortovye wines from grapes such as Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah is the ultimate expression of the terroir of Cortona.
The grapes for the production of "Smeriglio" Merlot is collected in mid-September. After separation from the crests grapes placed in stainless steel tanks for fermentation in contact with the skin for 20 days. Then the wort is filtered and poured into French oak barrels (Tronse, Nevers and Allier), medium roast, where the malolactic fermentation and the annual exposure. After bottling Merlot continues to improve even 4 months in bottles its rich color and full-bodied, but mild flavor. The potential for storing wine is at least 8-10 years.