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Luigi Bosca · Merlot

Luigi Bosca · Merlot is a deep and bright ruby red wine with balanced and expressive aromas, sweet spice, dry fruit and smoked notes as a result of its ageing in oak barrels. It is gentle and voluptuous in the mouth, with delicate tannins. It is clean and fresh in the palate, with a well-defined mature character and a harmonious finish with a vegetal touch. A classic wine that reflects its varietal typicity.

Fruity
Highly complex
Nothing
Intensively aged in oak casks
Dessert
Refreshing
Velvety
Intense tannins
Light
Full body
Delicate
Structured

Fresh Jam
Ripe Plum
Quince Jam
Blueberry
Currant Jam
Blackberries
Raspberries

Liquorice
Toasted Almonds
Coffee

Vineyards Produced with grapes grown in estate vineyards, located in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.
Altitude 820 meters average.
Age of the vineyards 40 years average.
Variety Merlot 100%.
Agronomists Engineer Alberto Arizu Sr. / Engineer Juan Sola.
Winemakers Pablo Cúneo
Ageing potential 5 years.
Recommended wine serving temperature Between 15°C and 18°C.

Recommended pairings

Great to pair with Patagonian lamb with baked potatoes and thyme, or a Creole fillet with potatoes and eggs.

Winemaking

Handpicking, selection of clusters and destemming. Fermentation is conducted in stainless-steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°C with selected yeasts. After the alcoholic fermentation is completed, the wine is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Lightly filtered while bottled.

Ageing in barrels

Aged in French oak barrels during 12 months.

Comments by the winemaker

With Bodega Luigi Bosca’s Insignia collection, we seek to communicate each vine’s varietal identity by means of expressive, elegant, complex and top quality wines. Grapes are grown in vineyards located in the best areas of Mendoza, harvested at the optimum moment to achieve precision and clarity in each variety’s fruity expression. The winemaking and ageing processes are carefully conducted to obtain the grapes’ full potential. These wines are conceived to enjoy meals and accompany the best moments.

Technical data

Alcohol: 14.00° PH: 3.65 Total acidity: 5.65 g/l Residual sugar: 2 g/l