Merlot DOC Friuli Venezia Giulia

Deep ruby red colour. To the nose, full and fragrant bouquet, with a subtle scent of roses and fruity aromas. On the palate has a typical herbaceous taste which tend to become more fruity after ageing. It is soft, rounded, pleasant, with velvety tannins and a balanced acidity.
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ALCOHOL

12,50 %vol

APPELLATION

DOC Friuli Venezia Giulia

GRAPES

100 % Merlot

PRODUCTION AREA

Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region

SOIL

Gravelly soil, sandstone marl, sandy alluvial soil

VOLUME

750 ml

YIELD

5500 vines/hectare; 60 hl/hectare

VINE TRAINING

Spurred cordon

Hand picking of the grapes; destemming, soft crushing, and maceration on the skins for 8-10 days; fermentation at 26-28°C in stainless steel tanks; bottling after maturation in stainless steel tanks.

Serve at 16-18°C

Perfect with white and red meats, especially when roasted, it goes well with Gnocchi with meat sauce, and medium mature cheeses.

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