Merlot Hofstatter 2020

The Merlot by Hofstatter is a smooth and well-structured red wine with a good aromtic concentration, vinified and aged in steel tanks. It has warm perfumes of wild berries jam, spices and underbrush and a fresh, fruity and velvety flavour, with a good persistence

13.20 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Alto Adige/Sudtirol DOC

Grape varieties

Merlot 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Alto Adige (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vinification

Destemming, soft pressing and fermentation with maceration on the skins for 10 days in steel tanks

Aging

Some months in steel tanks

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
16°-18°C
When to open
To enjoy it at its best, we recommend you to let the wine 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Medium open goblet
Medium open goblet

Perfect for young and medium bodied red wines which don't require excessive oxygenation to open. The opening, slightly tighter than the body of the glass, favors the concentration of aromas towards the nose, enhancing the perception of aromas and limiting the dispersion

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

RED WINE MERLOT HOFSTATTER 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense ruby red

Scent Warm, fruity and smooth, with notes of wild berries jam, humus and underbrush

Taste Velvety, fresh, fruity, concentrated and persistent

producer: Hofstatter

Main wines
Gewurztraminer, Pinot Nero, Lagrein, Pinot Bianco
Foundation year
1907
Hectares of vineyards
55
Annual production
850.000 bt
Enologist
Marcus Heinel, Stefan Micheli
Address
Tenuta J. Hofstätter, Piazza Municipio 5, 39100 - Termeno/Tramin (BZ)

Perfect to drink with

  • Risotto with Meat Sauce
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Roasted and Grilled Meat
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese