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The Producer Cecilia Beretta | The Veneto, Italy

Cecilia Beretta is a small, family-run wine estate based near Verona in north-east Italy’s Veneto wine region. Set up in the 1980s as a viticultural research centre by prominent local winemaking family Pasqua, Cecilia Beretta...

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The Region Veneto | Italy

The Veneto wine region of Italy - centred around Verona and Lake Garda in the northeastern corner of Italy - stretches from the Po River to the Austrian border. It forms part of the larger Tri-veneto wine region along with its neighbours Friuli Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto...

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The Primary Grape Merlot

Organic Vineyard with crop cover in vines

Merlot is a very popular red wine grape variety with big red and black fruit flavours of raspberries, ripe strawberries, plum and blackberry, giving the wine a softer taste. It is invaluable in the production or red wines from Bordeaux, particularly...

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Cecilia Beretta Merlot Delle Venezie Belvedere 2017

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Unique Venetian Merlot

I drink quite alot of Italian merlot. I usually spend between £7 - £10 per bottle, for which you get standard fayre. Well rounded, fruity medium bodied merlot grape, which goes goes down easily & is very agreeable.
Cecilia Beretta Merlot Trevenezie is different.
If drank straight after pouring from the bottle it tastes quite tight and closed but still with plenty of fruit & a unique aftertaste.
It softens a little if left to breath. It has a pleasing complexity which I haven't found in other Venetian merlots.
The wine is better with food than without. I enjoyed a glass with a mushroom pizza.
This is not my favourite Italian merlot & I may never it again, but I would recommend it because it is unusual, memorable & if you enjoy Italian red wine as much as I do, that's a good enough reason to call in at Hic wines, have a chat with the very knowledgeable Mr Saxon & pick up a bottle.
3 out of 5.