MERLOT ROMAIN RODARO 2011
DOP FRIULI COLLI ORIENTALI – ROMAIN LIMITED EDITION LABEL
Grape variety MERLOT 100%
Age of vines 26 years old
Vineyard aspects East & West facing
Vine cultivation system Guyot
Yield per hectare 70 q
Harvest period Late September
Grape provenance 100% Single Estate wine
Notes Evolutionary Wine. The production is available in the best vintages only. 1Kg of grapes will yield circa 0.5 l of wine.
Average annual quantity 7.448 (0,75 l) – 550 (1,5 l)
Aging In French oak barrels for 18-24 months.
Dati tecnici Acidity: 5.10 gr/l - Non-reducing extract: 32.80 gr/l
Evolutionary peak from Approx. 8 - 10 years after the harvest
Vineyard name Romain (Terraced hillsides)
Vineyard altitude130 m a.s.l.
Soil composition Marl and sandstone flysch of Eocene origin ("ponca")
Vine density per hectare 4.500 - 5.500 vines per ha
Grape yield per plant Approx. 1.5 Kg.
Harvesting Manual – In small crates (2 kg)
Pest control -
Wine style Dry Red from naturally dried grapes
Vinification Grapes naturally dry off the vine in small crates to enhance flavours and aromas prior to fermentation (Approx. 4 weeks).
Alcohol content 15% alc. by vol.
Serving temperature 16° C
Cellar Longevity Approx. 15-20 years after the harvest