Paraschos, Merlot, 2012, 750ml
Inspired by their neighbors Gravner and Radikon, the Paraschos makes wines that highlight the beauty of their land. This varietal Italian Merlot has notes of dried strawberries, herbs, and balsamic. With 8 years of age, this wine is singing. Read more
REGION: Friuli-Venezia Giulia
SOIL: Clay, Limestone, Gravel, and Marl
WINEMAKING: Grapes are hand-harvested, destemmed, and macerated in open-topped wooden vats for 20 days without refrigeration. Hand punch-downs are performed about 4-5 times per day. The skins are pressed to stainless steel tanks for about 4 days at cellar temperature. Then the wine is racked, with the fine lees, to 2500 and 500-liter oak barrels for elevage.