Why I suggest Troj Friuli Colli Orientali DOC
Vigna Traverso has selected clones of Merlot, Refosco, Schioppettino di Prepotto, suitable to their terroir and created a blend, very well balanced in the taste. Interesting to discover and accompanied the food complimentary of the good food Italian. Wine easy to drink, pleasant and inviting. In the Friuli Colli Orientali wines only valuable with peaks of true excellence.
The Sommelier: Blend of Merlot 40%, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, 30%, Schioppettino 30%. the wine has an intense ruby red colour, clear and of good alcohol content 13,50% vol. Oaked for 11 months, the nose a fine fragrance of violets and fruit: raspberry, sour cherry... the palate is dry, well structured, with sufficient dose of tannins, balanced and persistent on the finish.
Food pairings: lamb Meat to the sauce, homemade pasta with meat sauce, grilled meats, platters of cheeses and cured meats.
Uncork and serve temperature 16 - 18°C. in the cup Ballon.
Wineries: The company Vigna Traverso is part of the family Molon since 1998, with 22 ha of vineyards in Prepotto, province of Udine. The guide of Giancarlo Traverso, the founder and the deep estimator for the wines of the Colli Orientali del Friuli, and followed by his son Stefano Traverso...