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Portes Merlot

2022 Επόμενο ΚρασίΠροηγούμενο Κρασί

Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Peloponnese

100% Merlot

Fermented and macerated in stainless steel vats, aged in French barriques (partly-new oak) for 8 months and a further 6 months in bottle. Soft but dense, sweet varietal fruit character. Red cherries, plums, sweet vanilla, cedar notes. Thick and round mouth.

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Category: Dry red

Classification: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Peloponnese

Grape Varieties: 100% Merlot

Vineyards: Corinthia at a 1,148 ft altitude

Main type of soil: Sandy

Age of vines (average): 33 years

Yields: 50,40 hl/ha

Harvest dates: End of August

Vinification/Maturation: Alcoholic fermentation and extraction in stainless steel vats at 23˚C. Total extraction time 14 days.
Full malolactic fermentation in barriques. Maturation in French barriques –80% new and 20% neutral– for 8 months.

Alcohol by volume: 13.50%

Total acidity (tartaric acid): 5,40 g/l

pH: 3.50

Tasting notes: The colour is deep ruby with ruby ​​highlights. The nose is concentrated, complex and multidimensional. Aromas of red cherry, ripe plum, sweet vanilla, with hints of violet and tobacco unfold. On the palate it is round, velvety and full of very ripe soft tannins. The deep black and red fruit dominates, followed by aromas of spices and tobacco. The aftertaste is rich, long and complex


Silver Medal: Vintage 2015
AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2017
Vintage 2014
AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2016
Vintage 2013
AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2015
Vintage 2004
Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2006

Bronze Medal: Vintage 2015
Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2018
Vintage 2004
Challenge International Du Vin 2006

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