Mont’Albano Verdissimo Merlot Refosco 2007 Delle Venezie IGT

  • Varietal 70% , 30%
  • Vintages
  • Tech Info
    • Alcohol 12.5 %
    • Acidity 5 g/l
    • Residual Sugar 4 g/l
  • Region Veneto
  • Vineyards Mid-hill vineyards of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Alluvial soil with morainal rocky debris.
  • Winemaking The two grapes are harvested at the same time, which makes for a super-ripe Merlot since the Refosco ripens later. A slow maceration produces excellent color. One third of the wine matures in oak barrels, and the other two thirds in stainless for about 4 to 6 months. This preserves the fruit character of the grapes, while gaining structure and complexity from the oak. A small period of bottle aging follows.
  • Tasting Notes Color: Intense red in color, leaning towards ruby. Bouquet: Hints of herbs complemented by aromas of woodland fruits from the Refosco. Taste: Black fruit and berry flavors with hints of toast.
  • Food Pairing Excellent with roasted meat or fish entrees, savory pasta dishes, aged cheeses, and cured meats.
  • Additional Notes Made with organically grown grapes.