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Capris Merlot

Year: 2012
Alcohol: 14 %
Sugar content: Dry
Capris Merlot
Variety: Merlot
Soil type: Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Location: Debeli rtič, Purissima – Eocene flysch, marl and sandstone 
Price: 8.49 €
Delivery: On stock
Grape harvest: by hand, late September
Winemaking: Destemmed grapes are macerated for 10-14 days at a temperature of 25-29°C. After pressing and malolactic fermentation the wine is left to mature in large oak barrels and barrique barrels for at least 24 months.
Aging potential: 5–8 years
Colour: Ruby with brick-red edge
Aroma: An intense scent, reminiscent of ripe forest fruits, black currant, liquorice, plum jam, kirsch-soaked cherries, undergrowth, leather and a sophisticated note of wood.
Taste: Deep, smooth and rich. The fruitiness of the ripe sour cherry complements the mineral character and the sweetness of ripe tannins. The nice long aftertaste with a hint of wood adds to the wine's sophistication.
Food and wine pairing recommendation: Pairs well with game, red meat, pasta and risotto with meat-based sauces, and semi-cured cheese 
Opportunities: Lunch with friends, Socializing, Gift, Romantic dinner
Serving temperature: 16–18 °C