Lagaria Merlot Terre Siciliane IGT
100% Merlot. Lagaria Merlot Terre Siciliane IGT is ruby red with garnet reflections, the bouquet is ample and intense, recalling raspberries, blackberries and violets. Medium to full-bodied, mouth-filling and well balanced, rich flavors, firm structure and silky texture.
“Lagaria wines express varietal character and terroir within a classic and modern concept.”
Grapes: 100% Merlot
Vineyards: From select vineyards located on the northwestern coast of Sicily, in the province of Trapani
Altitude: 200-400 meters (656-1,312 feet) above sea level
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 4-20 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Vine Density: 4,500 vines per hectare
Vine Yield: 5.5 lbs per vine
Total Production: 19,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are handpicked. After 48 hours of cold maceration, fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at 25°C (77°F), with pumpovers and cap punching for color and soft tannin extraction. The wine then undergoes malolactic fermentation.
Aging Process: The wine is partly aged in French oak barrels and bottled in late spring.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Winemaker: Franco Bernabei
Cellaring: Up to 3 years
|Dimensions||13.7 × 9.8 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case