Consigna Merlot

Merlot is one of the most important grape varieties grown in Castilla-La Mancha since it is well adapted to its climate.

  • Grape

    Merlot

  • Style

    Still wine

  • Region

    Like France’s Vins de Pays, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla is a Spanish geographic indicator for wines from the autonomous region of Castilla-La Mancha. This is a region at an altitude of 700m covered with limestone and argillaceous soils that endure scarce rain falls.

  • Tasting Notes

    This wine has a complex aromas of plum and black cherry. The palate is rich and well defined with soft tannins that contribute to enhace this elegant and well balanced wine.

  • Food Pairing

    A perfect accompaniment to red meat or game, rice in broth or lamb.

  • Alcohol Content

    13%

  • Best Served

    Serve between 15 and 17ºC

  • Technical Information

    The ripening process of the grapes is strictly controlled while on the fields to determine the optimum harvesting moment that yields grapes with a perfect balance of sugar content and acidity. Then, the grapes undergo a cold maceration period for 3 or 4 days. Fermentation takes place in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for up to 8 days never over 25ºC. The result is an elegant, well-structured wine that is designed to be consumed young.

  • Download .pdf