Cavit Merlot

Region Trentino,Italy
Grape Merlot
Style Red
Brand Cavit

General information:
Produced at the Cavit winery in Trentino, a picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, apple orchards and medieval castles. Vineyards in this region enjoy the warming effects of the “Ora del Garda,” a dry, balmy breeze that sweeps across Lake Garda and protects the fruit from external moisture and disease. Contrastingly cool evenings promote rich, intense aromas and flavors in the grapes.

 

Variety: Merlot

Origin: Trentino,Italy

Aging: After a traditional maceration on the skins, fermentation takes place in glass-lined or stainless steel tanks. In outstanding vintages, the resulting wine is aged in oak barrels.

Vinification:
Alcohol: 12,5 % vol.

Tasting notes:
Colour: Ruby red with violet reflections

Aroma: Beguiling aroma of red fruit with accents of herbs.

Palate: Supple, smooth and rounded with the soft tannins, consistent with a premium Merlot.

 

What do you get when you combine a half-century of winemaking expertise, the dramatic landscape and terroir of northern Italy, and a profound enjoyment of the good things in life? The answer is simple: the Cavit collection, source of America’s number1 Italian wine. Through the years, savvy wine lovers have come to depend on the Cavit collection as their favorite “go-to” source for stylish, elegant and versatile wines, perfect for any occasion. This stellar range of high-quality, food-friendly wines is produced at the Cavit winery in Trentino, a picturesque landscape of mountains, lakes, apple orchards and medieval castles. Vineyards in this region enjoy the warming effects of the “Ora del Garda,” a dry, balmy breeze that sweeps across Lake Garda and protects the fruit from external moisture and disease. Contrastingly cool evenings promote rich, intense aromas and flavors in the grapes. Winemaking is overseen by Anselmo Martini, a 20+ year industry veteran and one of northern Italy’s top enologists.

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