Ikella Merlot

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Appellation: Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza   

Main varieties: Merlot 
Original vineyards: Melipal estate vineyards planted 2003 
Altitud s.l.m.: 980 mts. 
Soil type: Slimy sand 
Production (k/plant): 1,85 kg/plant.
Harvest: Manual, in 18 kg boxes.   

ELABORATION
Alcoholic fermentation: Spontaneous, with indigenous yeasts, carried out in 150 HL tanks, at a temperature of 25°C - 27°C. 
Fermentation and maceration time (days): 15 days 
Malolactic fermentation: In stainless steel tanks.