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Vinícola Salton Intenso Merlot 2010 Wine Review

Vinícola Salton Intenso Merlot 2010

Vinícola Salton Intenso Merlot 2010

Serra Gaúcha, Brazil

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Vinícola Salton

Agent: Opimian Society

Pricing & Stock Information

  • Opimian Society
  • 7403 (Lot: 222)

Reviews and Ratings

Community Reviewer rated this wine as 87/100
The grapes for this Merlot were grown at high altitude in the Intenso vineyards. It is a 2010 vintage, fully weighted red wine from the Salton Winery in the Serra Gaúcha region of Brazil. The nose presents grassy aromas of flowers and herbs. On the palate we detect nutmeg, ripe plums and a touch of leather. The flavours are intense and the tannins are soft. It has a lovely finish. Careful grape sorting was employed to ensure that only optimally ripe grapes were kept. The Merlot was then cool fermented using cultured yeasts. Oak maturation followed in barrels from France and the United States.

Cellar Offering: 222

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