Grape variety: 100% Schioppettino (Friuli Venezia Giulia autochthonous vine)
Vineyards: The vineyards sit on a hill called “Monte dei carpini” at about 200- 250m a.s.L. and are south-oriented.
Soil type Eocene marnes
Cultivation system Modified Guyot
Harvest: Manual, in late October
Vinification: Fermentation with skin contact (“maceration”) for 18-20 days, second slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks
Aging: Inox tanks, barrique for 12 months, then in bottle.
Production: 2000 bottles per year
Colour: Red with purple reflections.
Aromas: It resembles black pepper and has a quite long persistence.
Food pairing: It matches well with risotto, pork products, red and roast meat. It is very versatile and suits well even with sauced fish dishes.