VENKO COLLIO ROSSO
Ruby red with garnet tinges, a bouquet in which hints of wild berries and vanilla mingle, a smooth palate. A splendid assemblage of selected red grapes aged in oak barrels.
Origin: DOC Collio – Estate in Vencó (GO).
Grapes: Merlot (50%) – Cabernet Franc (40%) – Pinot Nero (10%).
Vinification: hand harvest; partial “appassimento” (drying method) of the grapes (about 25%) for eight weeks; the grapes slowly macerate for about 20 days at a controlled temperature. Aged for 24 months in 30 hl Allier and Slavonian oak barrels.
Appearance: intense ruby red.
Nose: vibrant, redolent of wild berries.
Palate: powerful and velvety, with the right amount of tannins and excellent balance.
Alcoholic strength: 13.5% vol.
Ideal serving temperature: 18-20°C.
Pairings: excellent with red meat and game.