With an intense, ruby-red color, which tends towards a deeper garnet with age, our Settantanni Merlot
conveys a strong personality and elegance granted by maturation first in large oak barrels and then in casks,
a process carefully designed to lend this wine its soft, velvety flavor.
Located at an altitude of 60-80m (195-265’) with a south by southeast exposure and a chalky terrain rich in clay in the southern part of Lake Garda near Desenzano.
Manual harvest with qualitative selection
in the vineyard. Late harvest in late October
Stripping and maceration on the skins for
8-10 days in steel tanks. Once fermentation is complete, the wine is devatted and the marc is pressed. It then undergoes malolactic fermentation and is aged in oak barrels
12 months in 2500 L oak barrels and then in tonneaux