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Soffumbergo Rosso

Soffumbergo Rosso

Region

IGT Venezia Giulia

Viticultural Notes

The vineyards are located near the communes of Faedis and Togliano in the Colli Orientali. Vines are guyot trained, planted on terraces at approximately 4,500 vines per hectare. Grapes are hand-harvested.

Wine

Soffumbergo Rosso

Estate

Comelli Paolino

Vintage

2015

Varietal

Merlot (60%), Refosco (40%)

Region

IGT Venezia Giulia

Vineyard

Gondolo and Bondio vineyards

Vine Age

10-20 years

Soil

Calcareous marl (Refosco), calcarous marl with gravel (Merlot)

Farming

Sustainable/traditional

Fermentation

The low yield of these grapes and the careful attention paid to the vines are the secret to this wine. The pressed and destemmed grapes are left to ferment separately in stainless steel tanks (26-28 °C). The maceration lasts from 20 to 25 days.

Aging

Aging in French and Austrian oak for 12 months. Aged 6 months in bottle prior to release.

Alcohol

13.5%


Awards

2 Glasses (2013 vintage)

Gambero Rosso



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