Pighin

Aziende agricole in Friuli

Pighin

Aziende agricole in Friuli

Merlot D.O.C. Friuli Grave

Friuli Grave D.O.C.
Merlot D.O.C. Friuli Grave
Merlot D.O.C. Friuli Grave
2013

Technical sheet

Type of wine: Red, dry, Merlot Friuli Grave.
Producer: Fernando Pighin & Figli S.agr. a r.l.
Grape varieties: Monovarietal Merlot.
Zone of production: Fraz. Risano, Pavia di Udine (UD), Italy.
Soil: Moderately loose-packed, with patches of gravel.
Training system: Mainly single Guyot with 4,000 vines per hectare, bunch thinning to obtain a more structured product which is suited to long development.
Yield per hectare: 80 quintals of grapes per hectare.
Harvest: During the period of optimal ripeness, at the end of September.
Vinification: With the technique of maceration on the skins at the controlled temperature of +10° to +28° C for a period of 10 days.
Ageing: 2 months in stainless steel vats, 12 - 14 months in oak barrels of various origins (from Slavonia and France) and subsequently in the bottle for 6 months before marketing.
Alcohol content: 12.50% by vol.
Residual sugar: 2 g/l.
Total acidity: 4.70 g/l in tartaric acid.
Extract: 28 g/l.

Tasting sheet

Colour: More or less intense ruby red, bright.
Bouquet: Well defined, mouth-filling with clear aromas of morello cherry, blackberry and violet accompanied by spicy notes.
Taste: Dry, good body, appropriately tannic, warm, well-developed, excellent finish.
Pairing: Pairs well with game and grilled meats, excellent with cured meats and aged cheeses.
Serve: At the temperature of +18° C to +20° C. Uncork the bottle half an hour before serving.
Consumption and ageing potential: Wine with excellent longevity. In the proper conditions, it can be aged for 5 to 6 years.

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