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Fattoria di Azzano

Merlot

Merlot
I.G.T. delle Venezie

Typology: Red Wine
Vineyard size: 40.28 hectares
Growing area: Azzano Decimo-Porcia (Pordenone)
Soil profile: Deep soil with a silty-clay loam texture, sub-alkaline with moderate limestone
Grape variety: Merlot
Aspect: North-south
Average age of vines: 10 Jahre
Number of vines per hectare: 3800
Production per hectare: 12000
bottles produced on average: 20000
Average altitude: 15 mt. asl
Vinification:

The clusters are de-stemmed and the grapes gently pressed. The must ferments with cultured yeasts in steel fermenters for 3-5 days at 28-32°C, with regular pumpovers and délestage. The wine is then pressed off and racked into steel tanks for malolactic fermentation and maturation.
Maturation: In steel
Bottle ageing: 2-3 months
Appearance: Ruby red
Bouquet: Fruit and crisp, subtly herbaceous
Palate: Full-flavoured well-balanced
Note:

Serving suggestions:
Excellent when partnered with lighter meats and heavier meat stews, with lamb, veal alla parmigiana, and medium-aged cheeses

 

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