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

 

Tasting Notes: 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. Powerful and velvety, with the right amount of tannins and excellent balance.

Location Friuli Venezia Giulia. Soil Marly of eocenic origin.
Estate Tenuta Sant'Helena Vine Training: Guyot.
Density: 4,600/ha.
Winemaker Alberto Zanello. Vinification Hand harvest, partial drying method of Merlot for 8 weeks, maceration 20 days at controlled temperature.
Varietals 50% Merlot,
30% Cabernet,
20% Pinot Nero.
Barrel Allier and Slavonian Oak.
Residual Sugar 3 grams per liter. Maturation 30 months in the barrel.
6 months in the bottle.
Acidity 5.8 grams per liter. Vintage Production 1,000 cases.
Alcohol 13.5% by volume. Foot Fairing Excellent with red meat and game.
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