CHATEAU TELEKI VILLÁNYI MERLOT 2017

Type of the wine: Red, dry
Grape variety: Merlot
Alcohol: 13.9% vol
Acidity: 5.3 g/l
Residual sugar: 1.4 g/l
Terroir, vineyard: Hegyalja, Csillagvölgy, 60–65 q/ha
Training system: Cordon
Harvest: Machine and hand harvested
Technology: 63% of the wine was aged in 300 l medium toast Hungarian oak (second and third use), for 18 months, while 37 % of the wine was aged in 225 l Hungarian barrique (third use) for 14 months.
Quality level:  Premium
Temperature:  16–18 °C
Food pairing:  It is recommended to pair it – after a short time of aeration – with dishes made from red meat and with desserts made of dark chocolate.
Available quantity:  20.000 bottles
Retail price:  2500 HUF / 7-8 EUROS

Description

Dark ruby colour with pomegranate shade. Intense nose reminiscent of sour cherry jam and red berry fruits. Distinct spicy character on the palate again recalling ripened, still fresh red fruits. Velvety tannins finely tuned to the structure of the wine. Taste it slowly.