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Region: Sicilia
Zone: Contessa Entellina DOC

Contessa Entellina Merlot Riserva DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Strong
Min. alcohol: 12%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 2 years
Storage potential: 4 years

This type of Reserve wine uses the same grapes as the unaged Contessa Entellina Merlot, in that it is also based on Merlot (85-100%) with permission to use local, non-aromatic red grapes (0-15%).

The wine has a dark, ruby red color that is often almost granite. The aroma is inviting and characteristic. The taste is dry, round and balanced.

The mandatory aging period is 2 years, of which 6 months must be in oak barrels.

Great dishes to have with Contessa Entellina Merlot Riserva DOC

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