Merlot

Classification:

DOC Friuli Isonzo

Variety:

100% Merlot

Vine training system:

Guyot

Soil:

pebbly limestone rich in iron oxides

Harvest:

mid September

Method of harvesting:

by machine

Winemaking:

the grapes are destemmed and left to macerate for 6-8 days at a temperature of 26°C, with delestage and pump-overs

Ageing:

after malolactic fermentation the wine is racked into oak barrels where it is left for 6 months, then ages in the bottle for 2 months

Description and food pairing:

it releases a full and fragrant bouquet suggesting raspberry, blackberry and blueberry. It is pleasant, full-bodied and harmonious. Matches well with red meat dishes, roasts, poultry and rabbit.