Wine region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Variety: 100% merlot
Maceration: 28 days with the skins in big Slavonian oak vat
Maturation: 24 months in oak barrels of Slavonia, barrique, tonneaux and oak cask of 25 hectoliters
We produce this wine from 2004, the first harvest of our merlot vineyards planted in 2001 in Sant’Andrea, grafted with our 90 old vines from the same village.
Vineyard: Sant’Andrea, Lucinico and Podsabotin on gravel, clay and clayey marl
Grapes: Merlot (2001)
Fermentation of grape musts: 28 days with the skins in big Slavonian oak vat
Aging: big slavonian oak barrels and smaller french oak tonneaux and barriques for minimum 24 months and steel tank.
Bottling: by free fall with no filtration and no additives
Colour: Intense red ruby
Scent: Intense and complex notes of small red fruits, spices, underbrush and red flowers
Taste: Fresh, full-bodied, pleasantly rustic, enveloping and with a long persistence
Pairing with food: Risotto with Meat, Ham and salami, Pasta Bolognese, Red Meat Stew, Roasted and Grilled Meat