Grape variety born in France, in Bordeaux area, and present in Friuli since 1800 year, where it found a particularly suitable terroir.
Ruby red color with garnet reflections; slightly spicy nose, reminiscent of red fruits; dry and savory palate. Medium body when it is young, complex, deep and elegant with ageing.
Training system: Spurred Cordon
System density: 5680 vines per hectare
Yield: 50 quintals per hectare
Vineyards year of planting: 1991 – 2001
Manual harvesting in trays, late season
Maceration of the grapes: 20 days
Ageing in used french oak barriques and tonneaux, for about 12 months
Bottling without filtration
Pairings: white meats in casserole, grilled meats, Montasio chees, San Daniele prosciutto
Serve at 18°C.