Friuli Doc Merlot "Le Favole" 2018

Friuli Doc Merlot "Le Favole" 2018


Le Favole

Grape Variety: Merlot 100%

Alcohol Variety: 14% Vol

Serving Temperature: 16-18°C

Food Pairing: red meat, roast porks, matured cheese

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7,21 €

Friuli Doc Merlot "Le Favole"

Type of Wine: red

Production Area: Carlino (UD)

Vineyard Extension: 1 hectare

Pruning System: Guyot. Re-engagement of a Mass Selection of 1967

Density of planting: 4,500 vines per hectare

Yield per hectare: 80 Quintals

Type of Soil: clay rich in mineral salts

Climate: well-ventilated area with strong thermal excursions of the night, and moderate rainfall

Harvest: manual to achieve the right ripeness of the grapes

Vinification: The grapes before the pressing is not the grape comes squeezed. Use of modern vinification in stainless steel. It has a long maceration of 21 days combined with punching down and delestage. The fermentation takes place with selected yeasts for 12 days, then proceed to pressing, decantation and fermentation followed by malolactic fermentation.

Maturation: 9 months in stainless steel tanks to allow the wine to enter and complete in the scents.

Ageing: Minimum 4 months in bottle

Tasting Notes:

  • colour: very ruby
  • nose: aroma intense and complex with tones of forest fruit surrounded by floral notes, very pleasant; perfumes in evolution
  • palate: warm, right level of tannins, structured body and balanced; offers pleasant sensations of red fruit
Wines TypeRosso