Merlot


GRAPES

Merlot

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3 g/ lit

PRODUCTION AREA

Friuli Venezia Giulia

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16°- 18° C

SOIL TYPE

Gravelly, sandy and rich in minerals

RECOMMENDED GLASS

Medium-sized, tulip-shaped glass

HARVEST PERIOD

Late September

FORMAT(ml)

750

ALCOHOL CONTENT

12% vol

AGEING POTENTIAL

Three Years

WINEMAKING PROCESS

Fermentation on skins lasts for 15 – 20 days at a controlled temperature of 26° – 28° C. Malolactic fermentation with further ageing in large barrels.

TASTING NOTE

Intense ruby red with light garnet reflections. Intense fragrance of red berries rounding off to delicate vanilla notes. On the palate, it is dry, well-balanced and full-bodied, enhanced by sweet delicate tannins.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Excellent with ripe cheeses, it pairs well with chicken and other light meats as well as lightly-spiced meats.

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