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Llabustes Merlot

VARIETY Merlot 100%

GRADUATION 14% Vol.

ELABORATION

Harvested at the end of September. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 20 °C for ten days and later malolactic.

DEVELOPMENT

Twelve months in American oak barrels.

TASTING NOTES

Intense grenade colour. Aroma of moderate intensity with memories of plums, strawberries and blackberries; mixed with oak.
Medium, fine and dry acidity, integrated alcohol. Sensations of fruit, cocoa and liquorice together with oak. Average persistence.

SERVICE TEMPERATURE

We recommend serving it at 16 ºC.

AWARDS

*”Zarcillo de Plata” prize at the “Zarcillo 2009 International Wine Competition”, by Llabustes Merlot 2006.

*Bronze medal for Llabustes Merlot 2007, granted by the “Guide Catavinum de los Vinos de España 2011”.

*Bronze medal for Llabustes Merlot 2007 in the category of black breeding, in the XVI Competition of Wines and Cavas of Catalonia Giroví 2011.

*Bronze medal for Llabustes Merlot 2007 at the “Finger Lakes International Wine Competition” in New York, USA.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot 2008, at the “International Wine Challenge Catavinum 2012”.

*Bronze medal for Llabustes Merlot 2008 at the “International Wine Guide 2012”.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot 2009 at the “Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2013”.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot 2010 at the “International Wine Guide 2013”.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot at the “International Wine Guide 2014”.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot at the “Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages 2015.

*Silver Medal for Llabustes Merlot 2014 at the “Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2016”.

*Gold Medal for Llabustes Merlot 2015 at the “Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages 2017”.

*Meden of Argen for Llubustes Merlot 2016 in the “International Competition of Gilbert & Gaillard wines 2018”.

*Gold Medal for Bacon Merlot 2016 at the “Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2018”.

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