Collio Rosso VENKO "Sant'Helena" DOC Fantinel
From the vinification of Merlot grapes for 50%, Cabernet Franc grapes for 40% and Pinot Nero grapes for 10%. The origin is that of the prestigious DOC area of Collio, of the Tenuta di Vencò near Gorizia. Harvest takes place manually, as required by the strict disciplinary of the Fantinel winery. Vinification: partial drying of the grapes (about 25%) for eight weeks; slow maceration for about 20 days at a controlled temperature. Aging for 24 months in 30 hl Allier and Slavonian oak barrels.
Collio Rosso Venko Sant’Helena DOC Fantinel’s features
A ruby red color, very dark and intense. The nose scent is dominated by floral scents of violet and red rose, alternating with fruity and spicy aromas; as the minutes pass, aromas tending towards balsamic. The taste is rich, full-bodied, with a strong structure, balanced in flavor and acidity. It closes with a persistent finish.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Collio Rosso Venko Sant’Helena DOC Fantinel
A wine with a remarkable structure, which therefore requires dishes with refined preparations. Perfect with second courses of red meat and game, with aged cheeses too. Try it with wild boar. The optimal serving temperature is 18 ° C. The alcohol content achieved is 13.5% Vol.