Merlot

Rocca Bernarda’s soil and spectacular terraced vineyards have created the …

Rocca Bernarda’s soil and spectacular terraced vineyards have created the perfect environment for this Bordeaux variety to thrive, yielding remarkable wines.


APPELLATION
Friuli Colli Orientali D.O.C.

VARIETY
Merlot

POSITION
150 metres a.s.l., south-west exposure

SOIL TYPE
Marl and sandstone, of Eocene origin

PLANTING DENSITY
5,400 vines per hectare

HARVEST PERIOD
Grapes hand-picked in the first ten days of October

FERMENTATION & AGING
the must is fermented for 10 days with skins in stainless steel tanks and then followed by malolactic fermentation. It ages for at least eight months, then ages for a minimum of three additional months in the bottle.

YIELD PER HECTARE
50ql

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