Castello di Buttrio Merlot 2011
Ruby red in color. To the nose, nuances of violets and small forest fruits. Soft without being tarty, well-structured and balanced.
Friuli Colli Orientali DOC
Friuli Venezia Giulia Eastern Hills DOC
10-12 months partly in stainless steel vats and barrique.
The maceration takes place in stainless steel tanks for 2-3 weeks with regular pumping followed by malolactic fermentation.
Serving Temperature: 60 -64° F
Soil: Alternation of marl and sandstone of origin Eocene, in Friuli Venezia Giulia called ""Ponca"" Training System: Unilateral Guyot.
Food Pairing Notes
A wine that can be partnered with various dishes: such as pasta, prosciutto di Jota with barley and beans, as well as stewed guinea fowl, rabbit, duck and chicken. Outstanding partner on boreto fish from Grado and blue fish, as well as spicy fish soups and stewed eel and blue fish.