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Marinò 2016 | Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon | Gold Medal

(2 customer reviews)


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Merlot, Cabernet and Raboso blend with notes of plum, coffee, and leather

This remarkable red blend is crafted from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Raboso, a characteristic Italian grape from Veneto. Winner of the Decanter Gold medal, this wine has an intense and refined taste. Expect notes of cherries, plum, tobacco, dried mint, coffee, cinnamon, vanilla and leather. Its sophisticated texture combines fine firm tannins and balancing acidity, which add up to a well-rounded flavour profile.


Geographical Indication


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Grapes: Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Raboso 20%.

Vineyard location:  Rai di San Polo di Piave, Veneto, Italy

Harvest: manual, end of October

Vinification: Maceration for 20-25 days in 35 hl wooden vats, at  temperatures varying from 24 to 26 ° C to facilitate extraction of the colour and tannins from the grape skins

Malolactic fermentation: Yes, just after racking with selected bacteria

Maturation: 14 months in oak barrels for Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, 12 months in oak for Raboso

Maturation in the bottle: 6 months before marketing

Analytical data

ABV: 14% vol

Total acidity (g / l): 6.9

pH: 3.2

Residual sugars (g / l): 7

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Intense and dense ruby ​​red

Nose: Scent of cherries, wild blackberry, black cherry, plum, with hints of intense cinnamon, vanilla, leather, tobacco, violet and pepper

Palate: Opulent taste, supported by a remarkable structure and powerful tannins, with balanced acidity and alcohol producing a long and pleasant aftertaste





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Ranking & Awards

Decanter Gold Award 2016

Decanter Gold Medal. 95 pts

Useful tips

Pairings:  Raboso lends itself to accompanying game, perhaps seasoned with spices; important cheeses such as Parmesan and aged cheese. It manages to give its best with fatty dishes where acidity cleans the palate

Serving temperature: 18-20 ° C

Storage: In a cool place, away from direct sunlight, bright artificial light or heat sources

Reviews (2)

2 reviews for Marinò 2016 | Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon | Gold Medal

  1. Alesio

    Very drinkable, full bodied, fairly robust red. Stays on the pallet well, deep cherry and blackcurrant. I found it went very well with strong cheese.

  2. Rosie

    Great discovery – we were very pleasantly surprised by this smooth, delicious wine. And a quick delivery too. Absolutely fantastic and would highly recommend it.

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