VETUS

Roma DOC Rosso

VETUSRoma DOC rosso by Merumalia, has a nice ruby red colour with purple highlights. It has a tasteful and intense aroma with notes of red fruits on a spicy background. Caressing taste, soft and harmonious with good tannins and well balanced. The autochthonous grapes grow on a volcanic soil, rich of minerals, and respecting the nature and the environment. It pairs well with red meat, wild games, Roman traditional dishes, aged cheeses and cold cuts.

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VETUS, Roma DOC rosso by Merumalia, has a nice ruby red colour with purple highlights. It has a tasteful and intense aroma with notes of red fruits on a spicy background. Caressing taste, soft and harmonious with good tannins and well balanced. The autochthonous grapes are grown on the north side of volcanic, rocky soil (mineral rich) of Castelli Romani, respecting the nature and the environment. The VETUS grapes 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 part in inox steel and in part (1/3) in French oak before being blended. VINTAGE - ALCOHOL: 2018 -13 % Vol. 
GRAPE VARIETY: Montepulciano, Shiraz 
VINEYARD: Espalier structure guyot and spurred cordon, > 4000 vines/ha Average height above sea level: 190 m Exposure: North-North West 
HARVEST PERIOD: Half September (Shiraz), October (Montepulciano)
FERMENTATION: Selected yeast, in inox tanks at controlled temperature (22-25°C)
PRODUCTION: Produced & Bottled by Merumalia Soc. Agr. 2000 bottles 
AGEING: 7 months in inox (66%) and in french oak (34%), 3 months in bottle 
COLOUR: Ruby red 
CHARACTER: Mineral, fruity, herbaceous 
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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