Wine region: Goriška brda
Variety: 100% merlot
Maceration: 10 days
Maturation: 10 months, 50% in the containers of stainless steel and 50% in used barrique barrels
Colors of Merlot resemble intense granite stone. The scent reminds of forrest fruits with a slight barrique tone. Elegant tannins make the taste smoothly dry. The wine feels semi-strong in character, harmonious and leaves long aftertaste.
Geographical origin: The winegrowing district of Goriška Brda is characterised by a hilly relief and a mild sub-Mediterranean climate.
Type of soil: Marl.
Vineyards: Vineyards are 15 years old, grown according the system of Single Guyot. Planting density is 5 000 grape vines per hectare.
Harvesting: Manual picking of grapes in the end of September.
Vinification: Grapes are macerated for 10 days in containers made of stainless steel, at the same time alcohol fermentation is taking place. The vine is matured with yeast, 50% in the containers of stainless steel and 50% in used barrique barrels, for 10 months.