Carantina, 2019

By Monteforche

  • Region: Veneto
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Merlot
  • Soil type: Clay, Marl
  • Vessel type: Cement - Other
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 11 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 12% Bottle size:75cl Average age of the vines: 50 years Garganega fermented on the skins for five days with some whole bunches, before resting in concrete vats on lees for a year. This is a deep expression of the terroir, with smoke, minerals, a hint of tannin and a clean, salty finish.

About Monteforche

Veneto, Italy

Alfonso farms his vines organically, undertaking all of the vineyard work himself. The wines are fermented on the skins with wild yeasts and rest on their lees in concrete vats until bottling.