Merlot (2016)

Visintini

  • Looking for a fresh, elegant, and flavorful Merlot? This is the answer! Aging in stainless steel tanks gives a unique freshness to this international grape and Friuli - with its mineral-rich soil - gives this wine distinguished characteristics, defining it from other Merlots.
  • Typology: Red wine 
    Production area: Colli Orientali del Friuli 
    Grape variety: 100% Merlot 
    Harvesting: Manual in September.
    Training System: Guyot
    Fermentation and refinery: De-stemming and crushing of the grapes, maceration with the must in cement tanks for several days with frequent pump-overs. After racking and pressing the skins, the must be placed in a tank where it awaits the end of the alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation. The wine is filtered and bottled during the following July, then a long period of bottle aging follows.
    Alcohol Content: 13.5% vol.
    Tasting notesRuby red in color. Aromatic hints of red fruit, full and fragrant. Flavorful, mineral-rich and dry with heavy tannins.
    Serving Suggestions: This wine goes well with a wide variety of meals: from pasta to pork meat and grilled beef to chicken, rabbit, and roast duck.

Winery: Visintini