|Article:||2017 Merlot Founders' Estate Beringer Vineyards|
|Growing area:||California, Napa Valley|
|Classification:||Wine of Origin|
|Description:||Deep ruby red with dark reflexes. Delicate flavours of dark cherries and black currants with slight notes of spices. Full-bodied and juicy at the palate with sharpened fruit and harmonious tannins, fruit accented, softly tasty finish.|
|Drinking temperature:||Decanted at 16°C|
|Drink recommendation:||To tasty pasta dishes, grilled meat, a good pizza or simply solo.|
Cultivable area California
California has established itself to the best known wine-growing area of America. The wine-growing developed in the 20th century and extends up to 1.000 kilometre along the west coast. A lot of sunshine provides an even and long growth era . On the different terroirs all sorts of types of vine can be found, the Bordeaux types and Chardonnay dominate it however. The near coast provides a cool breeze, which is ideal for " cool climate " types of vine. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grows on the sunny hills of California more excellently.
Type of vine Merlot
Merlot is worldwide at the moment probably the most popular grape type. Decades ago it was actually in the Bordeaux Cuvée only as a classic type of vine. It is with great popularity at home on all continents today. The best thing about it: It presents an increasingly more new fragrance palette on every terroir.
Deep clay soils containing gravel on a substratum of volcanic origin.
Beringer was founded in the year 1876 by the ethnic German brothers Jacob and Friedrich Beringer. Today it is one of the best known wine-growing estates of the Napa Valley. As the oldest wine-growing estate producing in a continuous business process Beringer was included in the national register for historical places, the official cultural monument list of the American government, in 2001. "RhineHouse" built in the Rheingaue half-timbering style is a true eye-catcher in the Napa Valley and invites to a visit.
|Country of origin:||USA|
|Address:||2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574|
|Distributor:||Treasury Wine Estates EMEA Beringer|
|Address:||Regal House 70 London Road Twickenham, TW1 3QS UK|