Composizione di Rosso 2012

Composizione di Rosso 2012

Friuli Venezia Giulia
Grape variety
50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Pignolo
Old price: CHF44.00 CHF33.00
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Total price: CHF33.00

Volume: 0.75L

Alcohol content: 14.5% vol

Tasting notes:
Ruby red with garnet reflections. Complex and spicy bouquet of coffee and chocolate with hints of vanilla mixed with the sweet cherry and blueberries. The palate denotes structure; the tannins give softness and elegance together with the aromas of dry plum and tobacco

Suggested food pairings:
Perfect with red meats, and game. Delicious to sip on its own as a "meditation wine"

Temperature of service:

Location of the vineyards:
Friuli, 230 meters above the sea level in a clayey and calcareous soil

Farming system:

Planting density:
4.000-5.000 plants per hectare

Harvest period:
October 5th. December 3rd for Merlot grapes

Vinification process:
Merlot grapes are naturally dried for 60/ 70 days, until December. Fermentation on the skins lasts for 22 days combined with fulling and manual pumping over twice a day for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Malolactic fermentation occurs in stainless steel at a controlled temperature of 18°- 24°C

The Cabernet Sauvignon and the Merlot rest in barriques of French oak,  Allier and Never, for 18 months. The Pignolo rests in American barriques for 24 months. After the blend, the aging continues in bottles for 12 months

Aging resistance:
15 years

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