Castello di Buttrio Mon Rouge 2011
Ruby red in color. On the nose black cherries, raspberries and strawberries. The palate is soft and fresh. Friuli Venezia Giuliaan red easy to approach.
Merlot, Refosco, Cabernet
Friuli Colli Orientali DOC
The vineyards of Castello di Buttrio
For 11-12 months in stainless steel tanks on the fermentation lees, kept in suspension by periodic stirring
The grapes are destemmed, inoculated with cultured yeasts and left in contact with the skins for 7-9 days. grape’s notes of fruit. Maceration and alcoholic fermentation are followed by malolactic fermentation.
Serving Temperature: 60-64° F
Soil: Alternate layers of marl and sandstone of Eocene origin, known as “ponca” in Friuli Venezia Giuliaano Training System:Double Guyot at 5,000 vines per hectare Vineyard sites: Hillslope rows, planted on ledges for improved vineyard management.
Food Pairing Notes
It greatly pairs with charcuterie and traditional earthy Friuli Venezia Giuliaan dishes.