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Tua Rita Merlot Redigaffi 2017

Tua Rita Merlot Redigaffi 2017

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0,75 l  -  15.00% by vol.
Tua Rita
XW
96
RP
96
JS
97
DE
95
It is a pure Merlot that owes its name to a small stream that flows near the property. When Rita and Virgil took two Merlot barriques out of production in 1994, they probably didn't think they had created what would become an international cult-wine. From those vineyards planted in 1988, in the heart of the company on a slight slope, was born an exceptional fruit. Their position, the composition of the soil and the microclimate in their combination had given rise to this unique wine.
Intense ruby red.
A triumph of spicy and fruity aromas (black pepper, oriental spices, dark berries), wonderfully accompanied by aromas of cocoa beans, tamarind and toasted.
The taste is generous, pounding, with magnificent balance and persistence, with a very elegant tannic texture with notes of tobacco and licorice.
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Serving temperature:
18 - 20°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
15 - 25 years
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Name Tua Rita Merlot Redigaffi 2017
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2017
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Tuscany
Grapes 100% Merlot
Location Suvereto (LI)
Composition of the land Strongly clayey with medium-high presence of skeleton. In the higher vineyards there is more skeleton, in the lower ones more silt. In the central band, where are planted the Merlot vines, there's more clay.
System Spurred cordon.
Plants n. x hectare 8500
Harvest By hand in 15 kg crates.
Aging 18-20 months in French barriques; bottled in summer, it is left to rest in the bottle for a few months before being released on the market.
Alcohol 15.00% by volume
Production year 9,000 bottles
On sale Price Tua Rita Merlot Redigaffi 2017 € 209.00  Without VAT

Tua Rita

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Purchased in 1984, the company is family owned, it stems from Rita and Virgil to retire to a quiet place to spend their retirement years cultivating the land, their passion. And it was this enthusiasm to push them to focus their energies and means ...
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