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2020 Svizzeria Italiana IGT Merlot "Amigo", Tessin/Ticino, Switzerland

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Firm, polished, relatively cool aroma of ripe black berries with cedary, slightly tobacco and herbal nuances. Cool, juicy dark fruit with some acid bite and youthful, yet very fine tannins, good persistence, some smoke, dark chocolate and delicate roasting, relatively lean style, yet with substance, has polish, some depth, minty ethereal nuances, very good, tight, tangy finish with fine dark spice.

Best to drink: Mitte 2023 bis 2028+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 29 November, 2022
Price: Up to 19.00 €
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Merlot
Registration number: Pfis-L0422

This red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to nibble the berries, which...

Italian name for the southern Swiss canton of Ticino; see there

The Romans planted vines in the Basel and Windisch-Aargau area around the turn of the century and founded viticulture. In the 6th century AD, monks from Burgundy founded...

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