The Merlot Principe di Corleone is made from 100% Merlot grapes which prosper to own vineyards of Corleone. He matures for 6 months in the bottle. His colour is intensely ruby-red, his Bouquet reminds of ripe forest fruits and fine marks of flowers. In the mouth he is dry, warm and round, with a strong personality. A great red wine from Sicily.
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Grape type: Merlot 100%.
Harvest: late August – early September.
Bottling: various lots.
Method: maceration in stainless-steel vats.
Temperature: 20° - 22° C. at start of process,30° C. at end.
Duration: 8 days.
Bottle aging: at least 6 months.
pH: 3.75 - Alcohol: 13% - Acidity: total: 5.40 - volatile: 0.37 SO2 (mg/l) total: 90 - free: 18
Intense ruby-red color.
Fragrance initially reminiscent of forest fruits, followed by floral notes. On the palate, it is generous, mouth-filling and dry.
A wine of great character.