Merlot Friuli Grave DOC
Among the international grape varieties imported in Friuli in the nineteenth century, Merlot is certainly among those that built a great tradition. Thanks to its ease of drinking, it quickly earned vast popularity. A fruity red, incomparable with rustic dishes, surprising paired with cheese.
4 months in concrete tanks
Friuli Grave, Spilimbergo
Harvested in the first weeks of September, the de-stemmed grapes are pressed, while the skins remain to macerate on the musts at a controlled temperature (25-28 C) for 5-6 days. After vinification and malolactic fermentation, the refinement takes place in concrete tanks.
ALTITUDE 130 meters above sea level
TYPE OF PLANTING Sustainable Farming
SOIL Limestone and Dolomite
TYPE OF CULTIVATION Sylvoz
ALCOHOL CONTENT 12.5%