Merlot (Borc Dodon), 2012

By Denis Montanar

  • Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: Rosé
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 45 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 1,500 75cl-bottles, GRAPE VARIETY: Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 100%, AVERAGE AGE OF VINEYARD: 10 years, TYPE OF SOIL: sand, silt, clay, ALTITUDE: 9 metres above sea level, PLANT PROTECTION: minimal use of copper and sulphur, CERTIFICATION: Organic, HARVEST: hand picked in crates, ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.3%, YEASTS: indigenous, FILTRATION: no, CLARIFICATION: no, VINIFICATION/AGING: de-stemmed and crushed, alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts in 20-hectolitre vats/Hungarian oak barrels. Remains on top of the lees for 30 months, SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-14°C

    About Denis Montanar

    Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy Denis’ family has farmed this domaine for four generations. He is a member of ‘La Renaissance des Appellations’ and his vineyards have been grown organically since 1996, also meeting biodynamic standards. His wines are natural and fermented using only indigenous yeasts.
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