Hypnose Merlot 2008

Origin: Struma valley

Variety: Merlot

Harvest: 2008

Vinification: This red dry wine has unique stile and grapes variety uniqueness – 100 per cent Merlot and it is produced from a single selected vineyard in the Melnik region, with controlled cultivation, ripeness and quality of the fruit. The mild spring with temperate precipitation, low temperature inversion and friendly temperature allows the leafing and flowering of the vines without leaf-buds freezing and illnesses. The hot summer favours for the best ripeness of the grapes. The grapes for this wine were handpicked in cases on 19 September. The grapes are two times selected – on the vineyard and in the cellar, using double storing table. The selection of the whole grapes clusters was done on the first table, then it was shelled by machine and the separation of the passed through the sheller damaged and unripe grapes was done on the second table. Maceration took place for 18 n-25 days and the wine fermented in innox at temperature 25 – 30C. The wine aged in French oak barrels for 12 months and for 6 months in bottle before launching on the market. It is beautiful and dense-coloured wine which represents a full harmony of different aromas – figs, raisins, chocolate, cocoa and vanilla. These aromas could be found in the taste, too. It is suitable to be served with red meat dishes and game at temperature 7-18°C.

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