D.O.C. Friuli Colli Orientali

Elegant and complex nose with intensive aromas of wild berries, spices and aromatic herbs. Engulfing and full palate, with a good equilibrium between acid, tannins and fruit. An absolutely charming red wine which is immediately recognizable.

It is completely dry with approximately 14%vol alcohol produced from natural sugar from grapes.

Wine: Rosso
Geographical Area: Friuli colli orientali
Grape Variety: Merlot, Cabernet sauvignon, Cabernet franc
Production Zone: Manzano, Buttrio (UD)
Name: Manzano, Buttrio
Age of vines: 20-40 years
Soil profile: Layers of clay marl alternating with sandstone flysch of Eocene origin
Vine training system: Single guyot
Exposure: South-West, South-East, hilly position
Yield: 7000 kg/ha
Harvest: Manual in small boxes in second half of September.
Elaboration: Destemming and crushing in open oak vats. Fermentation and maceration for about 30 days with frequent punch downs and two delestages. After that maturation in French oak barrels for about 18 to 24 months. Malolactic fermentation completely done. No finning. Gentle filtration at the time of bottling.
Bottle: Bordeaux Grand Cru 0.75 L
Closure: Natural cork, tin capsule
Packiging: Box six bottles