LIVIA, Merumalia's Syrah, with an intense red color with violet reflections, is a warm and enveloping wine. On the nose a bouquet of blueberry, blackberry and plum, with notes of black pepper. Aged in barrique, it gives the palate an elegant structure and roundness after the initial tannic astringency. It goes well with strong flavors. Syraz vineyards are grown on the north side of volcanic, rocky soil (mineral rich) of Castelli Romani, respecting the nature and the environment. The production has an upper limit of 8 tons per hectar (much less then permitted). The fermentation initiated with selected yeast, is thermally controlled in inox containers. The wine is aged in French oak before being blended.
VINTAGE - ALCOHOL: 2019 – 14 % Vol.
GRAPE VARIETY: Syraz 100%
VINEYARD: Spurred cordon, > 4000 vines/ha Average height above sea level: 190 m Exposure: Est- West
HARVEST PERIOD: Half September
FERMENTATION: Gentle pressing, selected yeasts, in inox tanks at controlled temperature (22-25°C)
PRODUCTION: Produced & Bottled by Merumalia Soc. Agr. 500 bottles
AGEING: 7 months french oak, 3 months in bottle
COLOUR: Ruby red
CHARACTER: Mineral, fruity
NOSE: Intense and elegant. Red fruits and spicy notes
TASTE: Involving, smooth and balanced. Tannins present
PAIRING: Barbecue, wild game and salami
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: We recommend to serve it at 16°- 18° C
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