Merlot (2009) – Conte Brandolini
“88 Robert Parker Points”
Origin: Friuli Venezia Giulia
Grape(s) variety: Merlot
Colour: Dark Red
Bouquet: A whiff of toasty oak immediately yields to ample aromas of wild red and dark berryfruit, lifted by subtle fruits in spirits and self-confident notes of roast espresso bean, cocoa powder, and coriander.
Palate: This aromatic panoply finds beautiful echo in the mouth, where a silk-smooth texture encounters at moments expressive tannins, as they lend impressive support to the wine’s powerful but calibrated structure
Gastronomic Recommendation: The ideal companion to meat dishes, wild game, baked pastas, and medium-aged cheeses.
Volume: 750 ml
Alcohol By Volume: 13%
Quality Assurance Label: DOC (Denominazione di origine controllata)
Wine Ratings: Robert Parker Points = 88, Wine Spectator = 90