Deteil Product

Merlot Reserva

Balduzzi Merlot Reserva

Carefully aged for 6 months in French oak barrels, this wine has an intense purple color, bouquet with aromas of ripe fruit, such as blackberries, tobacco and walnut. At palate is complex, great body, smooth tannins and long finish

TASTING


Appearance

Intense purple color 

Aroma

Notes of mature fruits such as cherries and blackberries with tobacco and nuts

Palate

Complex, great body, nice tannins and long finish 

Serving Temperature     

18°C / 64°F

Pairing

White and red meats, spiced fishes, pasta and cheeses

 

DESCRIPTION


Varietal Composition

100% Merlot

Available format

750ml bottle

Vineyards

Aitué Estate

Denomination of Origin        

Maule Valley

Trellis system

Vertical shoot positioning

Soil type

Sandy clay

Age of vines

15-25 years

Yield

10 tons/ha 

Harvest date

April

Type of harvest   

Hand selection in small cases of 12 kilos / 26 pounds

Fermentation

8 days at 28ºC / 82ºF

Total Maceration

10 days

 

AGEING PROCESS


Blend

25% 

Oak ageing

6 months

Bottle ageing                  

6 months

Barrel type    

French oak, 225 lt

Cellaring

8 years


ANALYSIS


Alcohol

13,5%

pH

3,44

Total Acidity (H2SO4)        

3,63 gr/lt 

Reducing sugar

2,15 gr/lt