Roncus Merlot IGT 2017
Indicazione Geografica Tipica – Venezia Giulia*
An international black grape variety originating in Bordeaux. The wines produced from Merlot are smooth, intense and have a deep ruby colour that becomes garnet with ageing.
Composition: 100% Merlot Vineyard Capriva del Friuli and Cormons - Gorizia, Friuli Venezia Giulia
Soil: Grown on hills with marlstone rich, and on plains in shallow stony, soils. Viticulture Organic grassed vineyards, manually harvested at the start of October.
Winemaking: Destemming, ten days for maceration of the skins, spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts at 28° C. to complete malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: Aged in 20 hectolitre stainless steel tanks and oak barrels for ten months. Bottling Bottled in summer using non-sterile filtration.
*Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT) is an official Italian wine classification. It specifies the geographic area of production and indicates its making follows the standards of that area.