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MERLOT Quercus

MERLOT Quercus

Smooth, juicy and velvety.

Colour, aroma and taste


Colour: ruby red

Aroma: reminiscent of ripe cherries, raspberries, mulberries and blackberries as well as mediterranean spices.

Taste: Smooth, medium-bodied with pleasant sweet tannins.

The sommelier recommends


Food pairing: Give it a try with pasta in tomato sauce of various kinds, red meat and even pizza!

Aging potential: best when fresh, but kept in a dark place up to 5 years

Serving temperature: 14-16 °C.

Production method


Wine growing area: Brda
Position: SW, S, E
Form of vineyards: terraced
Altitude: 80 – 150 m
training system: single Guyot
Spacing: 5,000 vines/ha
Age of vineyards: 10 – 25 years
Soil type: loam
Climate: sub-Mediterranean, a mixture of warm sea air and influence of cold Alpine winds

Variety: 100% Merlot
Harvesting: exclusively handpicked grapes

8-10 days at 25 – 28°C
70% in stainless steel
30% in big oak barrels

30% in big oak barrels for 6 months (Sur Lie)
70% in stainless steel

Malolactic fermentation: partial


Year and the name of the evaluation Vintage Award
2020 Vino Ljubljana Gornja Radgona 2018 Silver Medal
2017 Galicja Vitis Poland 2015 Gold Medal
2017 Vino Slovenija Gornja Radgona (Slovenia) 2015 Silver Medal


Vintage: 2018
Alcohol by volume: 13,5 % vol
Acids: 4,0
pH: 3,75
Residual sugar: 4,2 g/l

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