Appellation: Veneto I.G.T.
Grape variety: 100% Merlot Production zone: vines from Vallonto e Fagarè, clayey soil of alluvial origin, sylvoz training system, 5.000 vines per hectare, yield 120 ql/ha
Harvest: end of September, hand-picked grapes Vinificazione: 2/3 days pre-fermentation maceration, followed by a 10 days traditional maceration. Alcoholic fermentation temperature is controlled in between 21/22° C. Malolactic fermentation is completely finalized. After ranking, 9 months ageing in oak casks plus 4 months bottle refining
Color: intense ruby red Nose: complex and characteristic, fruity and woody, with soft fruits aroma, spicy, tobacco and chocolate scents
Taste: a good harmony in which fine tannins and freshness give to palate the best shades of cherries, blackcurrant and licorice, with a very long and softly round end Food pairing: fresh pastas with meat sauce, duck in orange sauce, roasted calf, semi hard cheese.
Venetian tradition: guinea fowl with “impevarada” sauce or “risotto with fine meat”
Alcoholic content: 13% vol. Serving temperature: ideal at 18/20° C, in carré stem glasses. We suggest to slowly lead the wine at temperature, taking the bottle off from storage place the day before tasting
Wine list reference: Italo Cescon artigiano del vino, Merlot, Veneto I.G.T.