Ca' Bembo

Wines

Merlot

D.O.C. FRIULI

TYPOLOGY: Red wine

VINEYARD SIZE: 10,40 hectares, of which 2,00 hectares are dedicated to the Ca’ Bembo selection

GROWING AREA: Azzano Decimo-Porcía (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: 15 years

AVERAGE ALTITUDE: 15 metres asl

SISTEMA DI ALLEVAMENTO: Spurred Cordon

NUMERO DI VITI PER HA: 3.125 vines per hectare

PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 11.000 kg per hectare

BOTTLES PRODUCED ON AVERAGE: 10.000

VINIFICATION: The clusters are gently de-stemmed and pressed, and the must ferments with cultured yeasts in steel fermenters at 28-32°C for 7-9 days, with regular pumpovers and délestage. The wine is pressed off and racked into steel tanks for malolactic fermentation and maturation

MATURATION: In steel

BOTTLE AGEING: 3-4 months

APPEARANCE: Luminous ruby red

BOUQUET: Fruity and crisp

PALATE: Dry, well-balanced, with a pleasant bitterish note on the finish

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: A fine partner to guinea fowl stew, roast poultry, grilled lighter meats, beef tartare, grilled vegetables, and eggplant caponata

Note (Technical values for last harverst):
Alcohol: 12,30%
Total acidity: 5,15 g/l
Ph: 3,48
Dry extract: 25,00 g/l
Total SO2:

75 mg/l (legal maximum:160 mg/l)


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