Contenda Merlot

Using our generations of careful winemaking, we have created a softness and “fleshiness” wine from this international grape variety, Merlot.

  • Grape

    Merlot

  • Style

    Still Wine

  • Region

    The area of Castilla-La Mancha, located in the central plateau of the Iberian Peninsula, is the world’s largest vineyard. Varietal wines are made with one type of grape. Airen and Tempranillo are the most characteristic grapes from this area, while other non-native grape varieties sucha as Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay have excellent results due to the climate and terrain in this region.

  • Tasting Notes

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

  • Food Pairing

    Perfect with pastas, chicken, beef, lamb and pizza.

  • Alcohol Content

    13%

  • Best Served

    Serve between 15-17ºC

  • Technical Information

    Strict controls on ripening are respected in order to obtain a well-balanced wine with just the right levels of sweetness and acidity. The wine undergoes a period of cold maceration that usually lasts for 2 or 3 days. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks that never rises above 24°C.

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