Denomination: Merlot “D.O.C. Friuli Grave”
Growing Area: Passariano di Codroipo (UD)
Type of wine: dry red
Grape variety: 100% Merlot
Soil type: argillaceous and gravelly plain terrain
Vine training system: guyot
Density of planting: 4700 viti/ha
Yeld per hectare: 95 q/ha
Harvers: handmade during the second week of October
Maturation: in stainless steel vats
Bottling: seven/eight months after harvest
Indicative values: total acidity 5,5 g/l, alcohol 12,5%
Colour: intense, bright, ruby red
Aroma: complex, reminiscent of mature red fruits
Flavour: pleasant body, elegant, harmonious with good structure
Cork: natural cork
Serving temperature: 16°C
Serving suggestion: accompanies well cured meats, cold cuts, most dishes featuring meat, especially red meats.