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Ruby red with garnet tinges, a bouquet in which hints of wild berries and vanilla mingle, a smooth palate. A splendid assemblage of selected red grapes aged in oak barrels.


Origin: DOC Collio - Estate in Vencó (GO).
Grapes: Merlot (50%) – Cabernet (30%) – Pinot Nero (20%).
Vinification: hand harvest; partial “appassimento” (drying method) of the Merlot grapes (about 30%) for eight weeks; the grapes slowly macerate for about 20 days at a controlled temperature. Aged for 30 months in 30 hl Allier and Slavonian oak barrels.
Appearance: intense ruby red.
Nose: vibrant, redolent of wild berries.
Palate: powerful and velvety, with the right amount of tannins and excellent balance.
Alcohol: 13.5% vol*

(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly)
Ideal serving temperature: 18-20°C.
Pairings: excellent with red meat and game.

Tenuta Sant'Helena, Collio Rosso 'Venko' DOC, 2017

SKU: 12825_2017
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