Designation: Merlot IGP FVG
Year of production: 2014
Vinification: from MERLOT grapes de-stemmed and crushed in flattened conical oak vats.
Fermentative maceration for at least 15 days on wild yeasts.
Drawn off and pressed in oak barrel (500 l).
Aged for 12 months.
Bottled without stabilizers, fining agents and without filters.
Ageing in bottles for at least 3 months before the wine is put on sale.
Vineyard: Castel San Mauro - South South-East, 150 - 200 m s.l.m.
Vineyard age: 15 years (5000 vinestock / Ha)
Soil: uniformly composed of marls and stratified sandstones of Eocen origin (50 million years old) which erosion has formed the typical clayey soil called FLISCH OF CORMONS, most commonly called PONCA
Training system: TRITON
Avarage yield: 40 quintals / Ha
Harvest: end of September, handmade in crates
Alcohol 13,20% vol.
Residual sugar 0,54 g/l
Total acidity 5,80 g/l
Volatile acidity 0,60 g/l
Total SO2 29 mg/l
Free SO2 8 mg/l
Bottle size: 0,75 l