Merlot

RED WINES

DENOMINAZIONE DI ORIGINE PROTETTA
FRIULI COLLI ORIENTALI

Tipology: Red dry

Variety: Merlot 100%

Production area: Friuli Colli Orientali

Town: Corno di Rosazzo (UD)

Implant in: 1931 (vigneto storico sito in Gramogliano)

Implant density: 4500 stump for hectare

Production for hectare: 8 tons/ha

Planting density: 2.5 x 0.90 m

Growing system: Guyot

Soil typology: flaked clay

Grape harvest: October

Harvest: manual

Vinification: harvested grapes are swiftly brought to the cellar, followed by crushing and destemming in stainless-steel tanks. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts for 13-15 days at 25-30°C with daily remounts. Wine ages for ten months in oak barrels with temperature control and is fined in-bottle for about sixty days.

Wine tasting: a bright red coloured wine with a well-rounded and anthralling flavour of wild berry aromas. Perfect with meat and mature cheeses.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20°C