Red wines

Troj - DOC FRIULI COLLI ORIENTALI

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The soil in the eastern Friuli hills creates this red wine from Merlot, Refosco and Schioppettino grapes.

SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS:
The wine has an intense ruby red colour and full, robust bouquet with hints of cherry and raspberry. It has a rich body which is significantly refined during aging enriching the bouquet with peppery highlights. The flavour is dry, structured, zesty and fruity.

VARIETIES USED, WITH PERCENTAGE:
40% Merlot, 30% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, 30% Schioppettino.

PRODUCTION ZONE AND EXPOSURE:
The vines are located in the town of Prepotto, Province of Udine, at 160 m above sea level with an eastern exposure.

TRAINING SYSTEM:
Dwarf Guyot and Sylvoz.

SOIL TYPE:
Grown in the Ronco area where the high percentage of clay (called ponca) and hillside exposition give the wines great depth, aroma and persistence. Yield is 7/8,000 kg per hectare.

HARVEST PERIOD:
Late September with manual collection into baskets.

VINIFICATION:
Destemming and pressing of the grapes followed by maceration with daily delestage. The malolactic fermentation is completed in wood.

MATURING AND AGING:
In stainless steel tanks and barriques for two cycles for around 11 months. Further aging in the bottle for a few months before sale.

FOOD PAIRINGS:
This harmonious and complete wine is an excellent partner for a variety of dishes especially cold meats, roasts, grilled meats and rabbit.

SERVE AT: 16° – 18° C
ALCOHOL: 13,5 % VOL
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,2 G / L
DRY EXTRACT: 29 G / L
SUGAR RESIDUE: 2,9 G / L
SULPHITES: 58 MG / L


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